achievement motivation


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achievement motivation

The persistent impulse to attain a high standard of performance in any activity.

achievement motivation

form of motivation characterized by a competitive drive to meet high standards of performance, also known as need for achievement.
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These dimensions were: adaptability (Ad), achievement motivation (Am), competition (Co), enthusiasm (En), general ability (Ga), maturity (Ma), mental health (Mh), morality (Mo), sensitivity (Se), shrewdness (Sh), self- sufficiency (Ss), suspiciousness (Su), tension (Tn).
Competence and motivation: Competence as the core of achievement motivation.
Integrating the "classic" and "contemporary" approaches to achievement motivation: A hierarchical model of approach and avoidance achievement motivation.
Achievement motivation and the dynamics of task difficulty choices.
1996), an index of achievement motivation was calculated.
Founded significant differences between the players living with first-degree and third degree players living in self-esteem and achievement motivation confidence variable for the benefit of men with first-degree players.
motivation to perform well on a given test), can be considered a form of achievement motivation (Eklof, 2010).
We developed six items to capture this basic idea of achievement motivation.
An Attributional Theory of Achievement Motivation and Emotion.
The purpose of the present study is to examine the relationship between parenting styles and academic achievement motivation in Japan and the United States.
Achievement motivation related to ability in ballet is influenced not only by individual factors, but also by family, school, and social environmental factors [1,2].
According to the theory, achievement behaviors can be explained by achievement motivation constructs, which are expectations for success and value.