ERIC Number: EJ629471
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Goals, Attention, and Video Game Performance among Gifted Children.
Blumberg, Fran C.; Hollander, Brocha; Genovese, Julia I.
Gifted Child Quarterly, v45 n3 p216-22 Sum 2001
Before playing a video game, 47 gifted second graders and 47 gifted fifth graders were instructed to adopt an evaluative, process, outcome, or no specific goal focus while playing. Older children showed better performance overall and their best performance when instructed to adopt an evaluative goal. Younger children showed their worst performance in the same condition. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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