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ERIC Number: EJ158445
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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The Relationship Between Expectancy of Success and Task Difficulty as a Function of Absolute and Relative Success Criteria
Smith, Ronald E.; And Others
Social Behavior and Personality, 4, 2, 277-282, 76
Subjects (N=80) made expectancy of success statements in a dart throwing task under two conditions. Significant differences between criterion groups were obtained, with success statements remaining constant across difficulty levels in the relative criterion condition while declining rapidly as a function of task difficulty in the absolute criterion condition. (Author)
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