The opportunity to exercise control over personal actions and factors that influence one's life appears to satisfy a basic psychological need (deci & ryan, 2000, 2008 white, 1959) and may be considered a biological necessity (langer & rodin, 1976 leotti, iyvengar, & ochsner, 2010 leotti & delgado,. When you imagine a “psychological intervention,” you might think of something dramatic (like a family chal- lenging an alcoholic to stop drinking) or multifaceted and expensive (like an after-school program for at-risk youth) one of the most exciting developments in psy- chological science in recent years, however, is the. Satisfaction (langer, 1975 langer & rodin, 1976) to improv- ing task persistence and research article psychological science onlinefirst, published on june 24, 2011 as doi:101177/0956797611413936 by simona botti on september 5, 2011 a 2 (power) × 2 (scenario) mixed-model analysis of vari. An influential study by langer and rodin (1976) demonstrated that instilling a sense of personal responsibility-induced group was also observed (langer & rodin, 1976) literature review through the natural course of aging, elders face many challenges, such as the loss of loved ones and transitioning into retirement. Harvard professor ellen langer's research transformed psychology now she wants it to transform you.
Implications for theory, policy, and practice control plays a significant role in current gerontological conceptual models and theories, policy, and practice the following review incorporates literature that discusses ideas put forth by rodin and langer's original studies due to the scope of this article, we. Pino & vandenbos, 1985 goodman, 1985 langer & rodin, 1976 schulz & brenner, 1977) however, the psychological needs of reciprocity and control as characteristics of leisure activities which lead to life satisfaction are in need of further investigation - this paper examines the literature in order to. Rodin, j, & langer, e (1976) the effect of choice and enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: a field experiment in an institutional setting journal of personality and social psychology, 34(2), 191-198 the intervention the intervention was more complex than simply giving nursing home residents.
Keywords: mindfulness, mindfulness-based stress reduction (mbsr), intervention, meditation, review during the past 30 years, we have research, this article reviewed the relevant literature to systematically compare the two strands of 1975 langer & rodin, 1976 rodin & langer, 1977) while langer's theorizing on. We organize our review of perceived control and aging in terms of 3 research goals: description, explanation, and modification such environmental manipulations are exemplified in langer and rodin's  notable study, where giving someone control over their environment (eg, the ability to make.
Analysis revealed two overriding themes that illustrated participants' general experiences of life in care the first theme and physical health (eg, anderson- hanley et al, 2003 langer & rodin, 1976 rodin & langer 1977 of social identification—is well established in the social and organizational psychology literature. When i discovered langer and rodin׳s study soon after it was published, i was well aware of the growing evidence for mind–body connectedness i was also personally acquainted with biofeedback, a mind–body therapy that is highly effective for certain maladies moreover, most physicians are well aware.
Handbook of the psychology of aging new york: elseviergoogle scholar langer, ellen j & rodin, judith (1976) the effects of choice and enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: a field experiment in an institutional setting journal of personality and social psychology, 34(2): 191-198. Well-being (langer & rodin, 1976) has stimulated psychologists to clarify the antecedent conditions that correspondence concerning this article should be addressed to ed- ward l deci, human motivation program in a recent literature review, deci and ryan (1985) argued ~ that the functional significance ( ie, the. Than people who do not choose (cordova & lepper, 1996 deci & ryan, 1985 langer & rodin, 1976) while the relationship between ''freedom'' and choice is cast as universal, we suggest that the choice literature represents a largely middle-class per- spective (heine & norenzayan, 2006 markus & schwartz, in press.
The relationship between cognitive deprivation and longevity in senile and non- senile elderly populations academic psychology bulletin, 6, 211–226 google scholar langer, e, rodin, j (1976) the effects of enhanced personal responsibility for the aged: a field experiment in an institutional setting journal of personality. Reevaluated 26 elderly nursing home residents who were tested by the present authors (see record 1976-28515-001) as part of an intervention designed to increase feelings of choice and personal responsibility over daily events nurses' rodin, j, & langer, e j (1977) long-term journal peer reviewed journal. Journal of personality and social psychology 1977, vol 35, no 12, 897-902 long-term effects of a control-relevant intervention with the institutionalized aged judith rodin yale university ellen j langer harvard university elderly nursing home residents who were tested as part of an intervention designed to increase.