ERIC Number: EJ411227
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Attributions of Female and Male Adolescents for Real-Life Failure Experiences.
Farmer, Helen S.; Vispoel, Walter P.
Journal of Experimental Education, v58 n2 p127-40 Win 1990
A study involving 697 male and 765 female ninth and twelfth graders was undertaken to assess learned helplessness in attribution patterns associated with personal failure. Although significant gender differences were identified, little evidence was obtained supporting the learned helplessness model for adolescent female achievement motivation. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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