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ERIC Number: EJ440462
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0022-0663
Friends' Influence on Adolescents' Academic Achievement Motivation: An Experimental Study.
Berndt, Thomas J.; And Others
Journal of Educational Psychology, v82 n4 p664-70 Dec 1990
To examine the influence of friends on school achievement motivation, each of 118 eighth graders was paired with a close friend to discuss dilemmas concerning achievement motivation or an unrelated topic. Friends' decisions on motivational dilemmas were more similar after discussion than before. Discussions did not cause more extreme decisions. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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