Intraindividual differences in motivation and cognition in students with and without learning disabilities.

@article{Pintrich1994IntraindividualDI,
  title={Intraindividual differences in motivation and cognition in students with and without learning disabilities.},
  author={Paul R. Pintrich and Eric M. Anderman and C Klobucar},
  journal={Journal of learning disabilities},
  year={1994},
  volume={27 6},
  pages={360-70}
}
The present study examines several cognitive and motivational variables that distinguish children with learning disabilities (n = 19) from children without learning disabilities (n = 20). The total sample included 30 males and 9 females and was composed of white, fifth-grade students from a middle-class community in the Midwest. Results showed that although the students with learning disabilities displayed lower levels of metacognitive knowledge and reading comprehension, they did not differ… CONTINUE READING