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ERIC Number: EJ590462
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1998
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ISSN: ISSN-0144-3410
The Effects of Gender, Expectations of Success and Social Comparison on Children's Performance on a Computer-Based Task.
Joiner, Richard; Messer, David; Light, Paul; Littleton, Karen
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v18 n3 p319-26 Sep 1998
Examines the effects of gender, expectations of success, and social comparison on children's performance on a computer-based task. Finds that the presence of like students facilitated the performance of girls with high expectations of success but was detrimental to those with low expectations; found opposite results for boys. (DSK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom