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ERIC Number: EJ026792
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1970
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Approval Motive and Academic Behaviors: The Self Reinforcement Hypothesis
Matell, Michael S.; Smith, Ronald E.
J Consult Clin Psychol, 35, 2, 229-32, Oct '70
Testing of college students in differing conditions as to performance being relevant to academic achievement goals revealed that under hgih relevance conditions scores on the Marlowe Crowne Social Desirability Scale were unrelated to test performance. Under low relevant conditions, the need for approval was highly related to performance in high and moderate ability groups. (Author/KJ)
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