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Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Distress

Perfectionism, Procrastination, and Distress | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it
A study that examines traits that predict psychological distress...

 

Excessive concerns about making mistakes, pernicious self-doubt, harsh self-criticism, impossibly high standards or expectations for performance, a strong and chronic tendency to evaluate one’s performance as not measuring up to levels expected by oneself or others - these are features of maladaptive perfectionism that predict psychological distress.

 

Read more, very interesting...:

http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/dont-delay/201210/perfectionism-procrastination-and-distress

 


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This article shows that perfectionism can be just as big a cause of stress as procrastination.  That the correlation between the two  is modest.  Procrastinators seem only minimally self-critical.  They have previous research as well as credible sources that they used in their research as well.

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Peer-review

Have you ever heard of peer-reviewed articles? What does that mean..."peer-review"? C'mon...let's go on a journey and find out!
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Even though we were given an idea about what peer review was, this video still gives us an extra look/different angle of looking at it which is always helpful when learning how to recognize certain parts of articles and journals.

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Annoying Ways People Use Sources | Writing Spaces

Annoying Ways People Use Sources | Writing Spaces | Reading and Writing | Scoop.it

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It's a very good research source on how to use your sources and what are bad ways of using those sources.  This should definitely be read if you are having trouble with how to use your resources.  And if you are using them wrong it will straighten you out.

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Kim Vose's curator insight, October 15, 2013 4:35 PM

This chapter from Volume 2 of Writing Spaces is a good primer on how to, and how not to, use sources in your writing.

Sidney Williams-Goddess's curator insight, March 19, 2014 6:19 PM

Helpful chapter from, writingspaces.org, on incorporating sources into your essays. Discusses the rights and wrongs of sourcing.

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What is a Scholarly Journal Article?

Someday soon, you'll need to find a scholarly journal article for a project or research paper. Awesome. No problem. But, wait a second, what is a "scholarly ...
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I really enjoyed this video because it helped you learn about what a scholarly article is, but it had humor to it as well, which means that more people will be more likely to watch it because it has that humor aspect to it.

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