ERIC Number: EJ412942
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Causal Attributions for Losing as Perceived by Adolescents.
Wisniewski, Shirley A.; Gaier, Eugene L.
Adolescence, v25 n97 p239-47 Spr 1990
Assessed causal attributions for losing perceived by high school students (N=150). Subjects responded to questionnaire comprising three categories of activities (sports, academic, social) in which they had not won or achieved desired outcome. Found that adolescent girls indicated significantly more internal attributions and boys more external attributions. Seventh graders' attributions were external and twelfth graders' were internal. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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