Christopher H Utman

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Researchers (e.g., Butler, 1987; Elliott & Dweck, 1988; Grolnick & Ryan, 1987) have recently studied the impact of two different motivational states and have hypothesized that attempting to attain mastev (learning goal) leads to better performance than attempting to demonstrate that one has high ability (performance goal). This article presents a(More)
recently studied the impact oftwo different motivational states and have hypothesized that attempting to attain mastery (learning goal) leads to better performance than attempting to demonstrate that one has high ability (performance goal). This article presents a meta-analysis of research in which motivational states are manipulated and confirms that(More)
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