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ERIC Number: EJ436878
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Motivational Influences on Cognition: Task Involvement, Ego Involvement, and Depth of Information Processing.
Graham, Sandra; Golan, Shari
Journal of Educational Psychology, v83 n2 p187-94 Jun 1991
Task involvement and ego involvement were studied in relation to depth of information processing for 126 fifth and sixth graders in 2 experiments. Ego involvement resulted in poorer word recall at deep rather than shallow information processing levels. Implications for the study of motivation are discussed. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers: Ego Involvement; Retrieval (Memory); Task Engagement; Task Orientation; Word Retrieval