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ERIC Number: EJ496733
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
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ISSN: ISSN-0009-3920
Individual Differences in Achievement Goals among Young Children.
Smiley, Patricia A.; Dweck, Carol S.
Child Development, v65 n6 p1723-43 Dec 1994
Tested on preschoolers a goal-confidence model for older children that predicts achievement behavior during failure. Found that individual differences in achievement goals emerge very early. Children appeared to have developed a mechanism for selecting learning opportunities prior to formal school experience. (AA)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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IES Cited: ED512029