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ERIC Number: EJ543396
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1997
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ISSN: ISSN-0012-1649
Relations among Children's Social Goals, Implicit Personality Theories, and Responses to Social Failure.
Erdley, Cynthia A.; And Others
Developmental Psychology, v33 n2 p263-72 Mar 1997
In study 1, fourth and fifth graders who joined a club under performance conditions exhibited more helplessness after apparent rejection than children who joined under learning conditions. In study 2, fourth, fifth, and sixth graders who believed personality was nonmalleable were more likely to endorse performance goals in hypothetical socially challenging situations than children who believed personality was malleable. (BC)
Publication Type: Reports - Research; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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