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ERIC Number: ED173706
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1977
Pages: 9
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Achievement Motivation Correlates: Sex Differences in High School Seniors.
Krishnan, Ahalya
Sex differences in aspirational and psychological variables related to achievement motivation were investigated among high school seniors. The sample consisted of 218 boys and 241 girls. Sex differences in fear of success imagery was not found. Results indicated when girls were compared to boys that girls: (1) have earlier plans for marriage; (2) showed lower level of work-study aspirations; (3) perceived their parents and boyfriend to hold lower work-study aspirations for them; (4) showed more non-traditional attitudes toward women; and (5) had lower resultant achievement motivation, stronger need for affiliation, and keener sensitivity to rejection. (Author)
Publication Type: Reports - Research
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Language: English
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