ERIC Number: EJ548381
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Conceptions of Ability and the Interpretation of Praise, Blame, and Material Rewards.
Miller, Arden T.; Hom, Harry L., Jr.
Journal of Experimental Education, v65 n2 p163-77 Win 1997
Reactions to praise, blame, and reward received by two children were studied among 79 fourth, sixth, and eighth graders. Findings suggest an alternate and less differentiated cognitive mechanism for the paradoxical effects of praise and blame. Older children showed an increasing preference to be like the nonpraised, nonrewarded, or blamed child. (SLD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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