Academic self-concept and causal attributions for success and failure amongst elementary school children

  title={Academic self-concept and causal attributions for success and failure amongst elementary school children},
  author={Annette Lohbeck and D Grube and Barbara Moschner},
  journal={International Journal of Early Years Education},
  pages={190 - 203}
ABSTRACT A great deal of research shows that the way in which children attribute causes to their successes and failures in school has implications for the development of their academic self-concept (ASC). The most common attributions are ability, effort, task difficulty, and luck. The present study asked 68 elementary school children aged seven to eight years how they explained their successes and failures in school subjects. The aim of the study was to examine whether there were gender… 
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