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ERIC Number: EJ191018
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1978
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The Development of the Concepts of Effort and Ability, Perception of Academic Attainment, and the Understanding that Difficult Tasks Require More Ability.
Nicholls, John G.
Child Development, v49 n3 p800-14 Sep 1978, Sep78
Selected cognitive developments presumed to mediate the development of achievement motivation are described. Age trends for four causal schemes involving the concepts of effort and ability from 5 to 13 years of age are presented. Developments related to ability, task difficulty, and incentive value are also described. (Author/JMB)
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Language: English
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