ERIC Number: EJ668912
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: 0
Performance Approach, Performance Avoidance and Depth of Information Processing: A Fresh Look at Relations between Students' Academic Motivation and Cognition.
Barker, Katrina L.; McInerney, Dennis M.; Dowson, Martin
Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology, v22 n5 p571-89 Dec 2002
Examines effects of the motivational approach on the recall of verbal information processed at shallow and deep levels. Explains that students were assigned to a mastery focused condition, performance approach condition, or a control group. Reports that students remembered more stimulus words during cued recall than free recall. Includes references. (CMK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Educational Psychology: An International Journal of Experimental Educational Psychology is a refereed journal.