Recommended literature for this episode:

Rhodewalt, F.; Fairfield, M. (1991). “Claimed self-handicaps and the self-handicapper: On the relation of reductions in intended effort to performance”. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology 25 (4): 402–417.

Rhodewalt, F.; Hill, S. K. (1995). “Self-handicapping in the classroom: The effects of claimed self-handicaps on responses to academic failure”. Basic and Applied Social Psychology 17 (4): 397–416.

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