The Association Between Aspects of Self-Reported Intrinsic Motivation and Challenge Preference in Second-Graders

Haley Witthuhn Author
07/26/2021 Added
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Previous research has shown that intrinsically motivated students perform better on academic tasks than extrinsically motivated students. Challenge preference, which is suggested to be a component of intrinsic motivation, is also predictive of students’ academic achievement. The purpose of the current study was to determine if there is a relation between different aspects of self-reported intrinsic motivation and a students’ preference for challenge on a puzzle task.

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