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ERIC Number: EJ420772
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0034-6543
Interest and Its Contribution as a Mental Resource for Learning.
Hidi, Suzanne
Review of Educational Research, spec iss v60 n4 p549-71 Win 1990
The central role of interest in determining selection and persistence in processing information is discussed. The effect of individual and text-based interest on cognitive functioning and facilitation of learning, the role of interest in allocation of attention, the associated psychological and physiological processes, and related neurocognitive research are addressed. (TJH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses; Reports - Evaluative
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Language: English
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