The present study focuses on motivational constructs and their effect on students' academic achievement within an existing statistics course. First-year Health Sciences students completed a questionnaire that measures several motivational constructs: dimensions of causal attributions, outcome expectancy, affect, and study behaviour, all with respect to… (More)
In this study we examined the claim that unconscious thought would lead to better choices in complex decision making than immediate and deliberate thought. We doubted whether this would also be true for experts in a domain. Participants were students and experienced real-estate agents with expertise in choosing between houses. In three problems, differing… (More)
Het onderzoek dat ten grondslag ligt aan deze dissertatie, is uitgevoerd binnen het project: 'Onderwijs in moeilijk leerbare kennisdomeinen'. Dit project is mede gefinancierd uit het voormalig profileringfonds van de Universiteit Maastricht.