Locus of control

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  • Locus of control
    • High Externals
      • perceive their behaviour as caused more by external influences - take less responsibility for it
    • High Internals
      • perceive themselves as having a great deal of personal control over their behaviour -  take more responsibility for it
      • high internals are active seekers of information and rely less on the opinions of others
      • high internals are better able to resist coercion from others
    • LOC refers to a person's perception of personal control over personal behaviour

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