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Bergin, David A. – Educational Psychologist, 2016
Where does enduring individual interest come from? One answer is, through social experience that derives from a need for belongingness. Because of this need, students seek social links that influence the development of individual interest. This may occur through experiences with parents, friends, passionate affinity groups, competition, public…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Student Interests, Socialization, Transformative Learning