ERIC Number: EJ253241
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1981-Oct
Reference Count: 0
Sex and Birth Order in Children's Goal Setting and Actual Performance of a Gross Motor Task.
Hall, Evelyn G.; Lee, Amelia M.
Perceptual and Motor Skills, v53 n2 p663-66 Oct 1981
This study investigated the effect of birth order and sex on goal setting and actual performance by elementary school boys and girls on a ring-toss task. Results indicated that firstborn boys set higher goals and performed significantly better than later-born boys, firstborn girls, or later-born girls. (Author/SJL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A