ERIC Number: EJ274927
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1982-Dec
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Individual Differences in Formal Operational Thought: Sex Role and Learned Helplessness.
Overton, Willis F.; Meehan, Anita M.
Child Development, v53 n6 p1536-43 Dec 1982
In order to investigate sex-role identity and learned helplessness as possible mediating factors affecting performance on formal operational tasks, the responses of 60 male and female adolescents were assessed. Contrary to expectations, the performances of individuals with feminine versus masculine sex roles did not differ significantly. (Author/MP)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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