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ERIC Number: EJ182446
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Publication Date: 1977
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Awareness of Social Comparison Interest and Motivations: A Developmental Study
Feldman, Nina S.; Ruble, Diane N.
Journal of Educational Psychology, 69, 5, 579-85, Oct 77
Students' interest in comparing their work to their peers' work was studied at different grade levels and in different motivating situations. The importance of the situational variables differed in two experiments on social comparison interest; awareness of the situational influences on motivation appear to increase with age. (GDC)
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