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Assessing Individual Differences in Achievement Motivation with the Implicit Association Test: Predictive Validity of a Chronometric Measure of the Self-Concept “Me = Successful”

Joachim C. Brunstein and Clemens H. Schmitt

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter explores potential links between thematic and chronometric methods of measuring implicit motives. It begins with a brief overview of the strengths and weaknesses inherent in thematic ... More


Computer-Based Modeling, Assessment, and Coding of Implicit Motives

Virginia Blankenship

in Implicit Motives

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195335156
eISBN:
9780199776955
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195335156.003.0007
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

This chapter presents an overview of the Atkinson and Birch (1970) dynamics of action theory and summarizes research based on computer simulations of achievement situations. Task-based measures, ... More


Cultures in Contrast: Understanding the Influence of School Culture on Student Engagement

Cynthia Hudley and Annette M. Daoud

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0009
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

Student engagement and school culture have a continuing transactional relationship. This association has significant outcomes for academic motivation and school success. This chapter begins by ... More


Do Video Games Provide Motivation to Learn?

Akane Zusho, Jared S. Anthony, Naoko Hashimoto, and Gerard Robertson

in Learning by Playing: Video Gaming in Education

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199896646
eISBN:
9780190256142
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199896646.003.0006
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This chapter examines whether video games motivate learning, with emphasis on the research on video games against the literature on achievement motivation. It first provides an overview of the major ... More


Social Competence, Sociocultural Contexts, and School Success

Kathryn R. Wentzel

in Academic Motivation and the Culture of School in Childhood and Adolescence

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780195326819
eISBN:
9780199847532
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195326819.003.0014
Subject:
Psychology, Developmental Psychology

This last chapter is a commentary of a noted scholar in the field of academic motivation. It assesses the relevance of the work presented to the existing body of research literature on achievement ... More


Achievement Motivation Theory

Jeffrey J. Martin

in Handbook of Disability Sport and Exercise Psychology

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190638054
eISBN:
9780190638078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190638054.003.0017
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology, Health Psychology

There is a long history of research in sport psychology examining achievement motivation theory (AMT). This chapter traces the development of achievement motivation research in sport and then reviews ... More


Developing a young musician’s growth mindset: the role of motivation, self-theories, and resiliency

Susan A. O’Neill

in Music and the Mind: Essays in honour of John Sloboda

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199581566
eISBN:
9780191804502
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199581566.003.0003
Subject:
Psychology, Music Psychology

This chapter examines the role of motivation, self-theories, and resiliency in the development of a young musician’s growth mindset. To provide some background information and contextualization for ... More


Publish and Perish

Bernard Weiner

in Most Underappreciated: 50 Prominent Social Psychologists Describe Their Most Unloved Work

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199778188
eISBN:
9780190256043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199778188.003.0008
Subject:
Psychology, Social Psychology

Bernard Weiner describes his most underappreciated work: a paper on achievement motivation which he considers a case of publish and perish. Published in Cognition and Emotion, Weiner's research ... More


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