Ying Zhang

Summary

Affiliation: University of Texas
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Counteracting obstacles with optimistic predictions
    Ying Zhang
    McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 139:16-31. 2010
  2. doi request reprint All roads lead to Rome: the impact of multiple attainment means on motivation
    Szu Chi Huang
    McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78702, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:236-48. 2013

Detail Information

Publications2

  1. doi request reprint Counteracting obstacles with optimistic predictions
    Ying Zhang
    McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, USA
    J Exp Psychol Gen 139:16-31. 2010
    ..These studies further revealed that emphasizing accuracy in predictions reverses the effect of anticipated obstacles on predictions and negatively affects the process of overcoming obstacles in goal pursuit...
  2. doi request reprint All roads lead to Rome: the impact of multiple attainment means on motivation
    Szu Chi Huang
    McCombs School of Business, University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX 78702, USA
    J Pers Soc Psychol 104:236-48. 2013
    ..At these times, a single means (vs. multiple means) provides a more straightforward action plan and in turn leads to greater motivation. Two field studies and 3 lab experiments support this theorizing...