Clarifying achievement goals and their impact.

@article{Grant2003ClarifyingAG,
  title={Clarifying achievement goals and their impact.},
  author={Heidi Grant and Carol S. Dweck},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
  year={2003},
  volume={85 3},
  pages={
          541-53
        }
}
  • Heidi Grant, C. Dweck
  • Published 1 September 2003
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of personality and social psychology
The study of achievement goals has illuminated basic motivational processes, though controversy surrounds their nature and impact. In 5 studies, including a longitudinal study in a difficult premed course, the authors show that the impact of learning and performance goals depends on how they are operationalized. Active learning goals predicted active coping, sustained motivation, and higher achievement in the face of challenge. Among performance goals, ability-linked goals predicted withdrawal… 

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