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ERIC Number: EJ142522
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Effect of Probability of Forthcoming Success on Sex Differences in Goal Setting: A Test of the Fear of Success Hypothesis
Stake, Jayne Elley
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 44, 3, 444-447, Jun 76
Each of 96 college females and 95 college males were randomly assigned to either a high or a low subjective probability of outstanding performance condition. The findings are contrary to predictions based on the fear of success hypothesis. Implications of the results for the fear of success hypothesis are discussed. (Author)
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