Further challenges to the "authentic"/"hubristic" model of pride:conceptual clarifications and new evidence

Holbrook, Colin and Piazza, Jared and Fessler, Daniel (2014) Further challenges to the "authentic"/"hubristic" model of pride:conceptual clarifications and new evidence. Emotion, 14 (1). pp. 38-42. ISSN 1528-3542

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Abstract

The Authentic and Hubristic Pride Scales (AHPS) are the methodological core of an influential perspective on pride. The Authentic Pride (AP) scale purportedly measures a distinct facet of pride rooted in attributing success to effort (but not ability), and related to prestige (but not dominance). The Hubristic Pride (HP) scale purportedly measures a complementary facet rooted in attributing success to ability (but not effort), and related to dominance (but not prestige). In the target article, we presented evidence against both profiles. Here, we first examine the counterarguments raised in defense of both the AHPS and the related appraisal-tendency model, then present a new study confirming that AP is elicited by attributions of success to natural ability, and HP is elicited by attributions of success to causes outside the self. It is thus clear that the HP scale measures not pride, but rather evaluations of the self as overclaiming credit or excessively displaying pride.

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Journal Article
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Emotion
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71203
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10 Oct 2014 16:00
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Yes
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Published
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15 Jan 2020 07:46