Define locus of control. Differentiate between the beliefs of external and internal locus of control. 

Locus of Control

Locus of Control as a standard was begun by Julian Rotter in 1954. It considers the inclination of individuals to trust that control dwells inside them, or remotely, with others or the circumstance. Individuals with a high internal locus of control have faith in their own particular capacity to control themselves and impact their general surroundings. They see their future as being in their own particular hands and that their own particular decisions prompt achievement or disappointment.

Individuals with a high external locus of control trust that control over occasions and what other individuals do is outside them, and that they by and by have practically no influence over such things. They may even trust that others have control over them and that they can do only comply (Changing minds)