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Bernard Weiner (1280)

Educational, personality and social
1935, Chicago, USA
Short Biography
Bernard Weiner (born 1935) is an American social psychologist known for developing a form of attribution theory which explains the emotional and motivational entailments of academic success and failure. Bernard Weiner got interested in the field of ... Show more | More at Wikipedia
  • AB University of Chicago, 1955
  • PhD University of Michigan, 1958
Appointments & Honors
  • Professor of Psychology, University of California at Los Angeles
  • 1965-
  • Guggenheim Fellow, 1970-1
  • Consulting Editor, Journal of Research in Personality, 1973-8, Journal of Educational Psychology, 1975- , Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 1978-9
Principal Publications
  • 1971 Perceiving the causes of success and failure. In E. E. Jones, D. Kanouse, H. H. Kelley, S. Valins and B. Weiner (eds), Attribution: Perceiving the Causes of Behavior. General Leaming Press (with I. Frieze, A. Kukla, L. Reed, S. Rest and R. M. Rosenbaum). (reprinted, 1972).
  • 1972 Theories of Motivation. Rand-McNally.
  • 1974 (ed.) Achievement Motivation and Attribution Theory. General Leaming Press.
  • 1974 (ed.) Cognitive Views of Human Motivation. Academic Press.
  • 1974 Achievement motivation as conceptualized by an attribution theorist. In B. Weiner (ed.), Achievement Motivation and Attribution Theory. General Leaming Press.
  • 1979 A theory of motivation for some classroom experiences. Journal of Educational Psychology, 71, 3-25.
  • 1980 A cognitive (attribution)-emotion-action model of motivated behavior: An analysis of judgements and help-giving. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 39, 186-200.
  • 1980 Human Motivation. Holt.
  • 1982 Personality. Heath (with S. Feshbach).
  • 1982 The emotional consequences of causal ascriptions. In M. S. Clark and S. T. Fiske (eds), 17th Annual Carnegie Symposium on Cognition: Affect and Cognition. Erlbaum.
  • 1986 An Attributional Theory of Motivation and Emotion. Springer-Verlag.
  • 1992 Human Motivation: Metaphors, Theories and Emotion. Springer-Verlag.
  • 1995 Judgments of Responsibility: A Foundation for a Theory of Social Conduct. Guilford Press.