Motivation and academic achievement: the effects of personality traits and the quality of experience.

@article{Wong1991MotivationAA,
  title={Motivation and academic achievement: the effects of personality traits and the quality of experience.},
  author={Michelle M. Wong and Mih{\'a}ly Cs{\'i}kszentmih{\'a}lyi},
  journal={Journal of personality},
  year={1991},
  volume={59 3},
  pages={539-74}
}
The present study examined the relationship of personality, experience while studying, and academic performance. One hundred and seventy talented high-school students (68 males, 102 females) completed the Personality Research Form (PRF) and recorded their experience via the Experience Sampling Method (ESM). The results showed that controlling for ability, work orientation, a PRF factor, was a better predictor of grade than experience. However, an experiential variable,intrinsic motivation while… CONTINUE READING

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