Research on Perfectionism and Achievement Motivation: Implications for Gifted Students.

@inproceedings{Fletcher2012ResearchOP,
  title={Research on Perfectionism and Achievement Motivation: Implications for Gifted Students.},
  author={Kathryn L. Fletcher and Kristie L. Speirs Neumeister},
  year={2012}
}
Perfectionism has been associated with a rigid adherence to impossibly high standards, an irrational importance on the attainment of these standards, and a tendency to overgeneralize failures. Researchers have primarily focused on how perfectionism predicts psychological adjustment; yet, recent research also indicates that perfectionism impacts students' achievement motivation. In this article, research on the relationship between perfectionism and achievement motivation in non-gifted students… CONTINUE READING

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