ERIC Number: EJ267410
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1982
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Competence, Contingency, and the Development of Perceived Control.
Weisz, John R.; Stipek, Deborah J.
Human Development, v25 n4 p250-81 Jul-Aug 1982
Surveys 33 developmental studies using 12 different locus of control scales in the effort to learn how perceived internal control changes with age. A few studies show developmental declines in perceived control, about half show consistent developmental increases, and about half show mixed results or no significant developmental differences. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Tests/Questionnaires; Information Analyses
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