Sean M McCrea

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Affiliation: University of Konstanz
Country: Germany

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Self-handicapping, excuse making, and counterfactual thinking: consequences for self-esteem and future motivation
    Sean M McCrea
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:274-92. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Construal level and procrastination
    Sean M McCrea
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychol Sci 19:1308-14. 2008

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Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Self-handicapping, excuse making, and counterfactual thinking: consequences for self-esteem and future motivation
    Sean M McCrea
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    J Pers Soc Psychol 95:274-92. 2008
    ..These findings suggest that the consequences of upward counterfactuals for affect and motivation are moderated by the goals of the individual as well as the content of the thoughts...
  2. doi request reprint Construal level and procrastination
    Sean M McCrea
    Department of Psychology, University of Konstanz, Konstanz, Germany
    Psychol Sci 19:1308-14. 2008
    ..Individuals were less likely to procrastinate performing the task when the questionnaire induced a more concrete construal. Furthermore, this effect did not depend on the attractiveness, importance, or perceived difficulty of the task...