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ERIC Number: EJ153325
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Publication Date: 1977
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The Perception of Outcome-Effort Covariation in Younger and Older Men
Okun, Morris A.; Siegler, Ilene C.
Educational Gerontology, 2, 1, 27-31, Jan 77
Younger (N=31) and older (N=21) men participated in a bogus convergent-thinking task in which they rated their effort expenditure after experiencing varying degrees of success. As predicted, results indicated younger, but not older men perceived they tried harder when they succeeded relative to when they failed. (Author)
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