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Cross-task generalization of intrinsic motivation effects

Cross-task generalization of intrinsic motivation effects Enzle, Michael E Abstract Two experiments examined the hypothesis that prior autonomy – supporting and externally – controlling experiences can affect reactions to new activities. In Experiment 1, adult participants received self – determining (i.e., autonomy – supporting) pretreatment experience, an externally – controlling pretreatment, or no pretreatment experience […]

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A multisample item response theory analysis of the Beck Depression Inventory-1A

A multisample item response theory analysis of the Beck Depression Inventory-1A Robinder P Bedi Abstract The widespread employment of the Beck Depression Inventory-1A (BDI-1A) has spawned a number of practices: 1) The employment of an unweighted total score as a measure of depression; 2) Its use in populations other than that in which it was […]

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L’evaluation de soi, les buts d’apprentissage et leur impact sur le rendement scolaire d’eleves en sixieme annee du primaire

L’evaluation de soi, les buts d’apprentissage et leur impact sur le rendement scolaire d’eleves en sixieme annee du primaire Vezeau, Carole Resume L’objectif general de cette etude vise a examiner les relations entre les perceptions de competence et de controle, le sentiment d’auto-efficacite, les types de buts poursuivis, et leur influence respective et combinee sur […]

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Supprimer notre ennui, mais a quel prix? L’effet paradoxal du controle mental de l’ennui durant une tache fastidieuse

Supprimer notre ennui, mais a quel prix? L’effet paradoxal du controle mental de l’ennui durant une tache fastidieuse Pelletier, Luc G Resume L’objectif de la presente etude etait d’evaluer l’impact paradoxal du controle mental (Wegner, 1994) sur l’ennui envers une tache fastidieuse. Le plan de type mixte comprenait une variable intersujets a trois niveaux, le […]

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Contexte de production et de justification ecrite d’un point de vue par des enfants ages de 10 a 13 ans

Contexte de production et de justification ecrite d’un point de vue par des enfants ages de 10 a 13 ans Roussey, Jean-Yves Resume La recherche a permis d’etudier la production quantitative et qualitative (analyse de contenu de 2267 phrases) de phrases ecrites par 113 redacteurs (ages de 10, 11, 12 et 13 ans) pour justifier […]

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Differentiating suicidal motivations and manifestations in a forensic sample

Differentiating suicidal motivations and manifestations in a forensic sample Ronald R Holden Suicide ranks within the 10 leading causes of death in Canada (Health Canada, 1994) and, consequently, represents a major public health issue. Over 3,500 suicides in Canada are recorded each year by Statistics Canada. Further, in any particular year, it is suggested that, […]

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effects of task importance and publicness on the relation between goal difficulty and performance, The

effects of task importance and publicness on the relation between goal difficulty and performance, The Seijts, Gerard H The Effects of Task Importance and Publicness on the Relation Between Goal Difficulty and Performance Abstract In a laboratory study using undergraduate students (N = 200), perceived task importance was found to moderate the relationship between goal […]

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Effects of Probe Structures and Focus of Rapport-Building Talk on the Qualities of Young Children’s Eyewitness Statements

Interviewing Young Children: Effects of Probe Structures and Focus of Rapport-Building Talk on the Qualities of Young Children’s Eyewitness Statements Hardy, Cindy L Abstract Four variations on the Step-Wise Interview (Yuille, Hunter, Joffe, & Zaparniuk, 1993) were evaluated to assess effects on young children’s eyewitness statements. Children aged approximately 3.0 to 5.5 years and 5.5 […]

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A Measure of Children’s School Readiness*

Development and Psychometric Properties of the Early Development Instrument (EDI): A Measure of Children’s School Readiness* Janus, Magdalena Abstract The Early Development Instrument (EDI), a teacher-completed measure of children’s school readiness at entry to Grade 1, was designed to provide communities with an informative, inexpensive and psychometrically sound tool to assess outcomes of early development […]

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sensibilite diagnostique en contexte scolaire

Echelle d’evaluation des dimensions du comportement destinee aux parents: sensibilite diagnostique en contexte scolaire Poirier, Marie Les difficultes de comportement (DC) representent un probleme dans de nombreuses ecoles au Canada et aux Etats Unis (Walker Colvin & Ramsey 1995) Au Quebec le ministere de l Education reconnait que les DC constituent un probleme serieux (Tremblay […]