The Person as a Motivated Storyteller: Valuation Theory and the Self-Confrontation Method

Hubert J.M. Hermans In: R.A. Neimeyer, & G.J. Neimeyer, Advances in Personal Construct Psychology: New Directions and Perspectives (pp. 3-38). Westport, CT: Praeger, 2002. As a researcher in the field of personality I started, at the end of the sixties, to construct tests for the measurement of achievement motivation and fear of failure (e.g., Hermans, 1970). Dissatisfaction, however, with the objectifying and impersonal nature of these...

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