The trichotomous achievement goal model and intrinsic motivation : a sequential mediational analysis

@inproceedings{Cury2001TheTA,
  title={The trichotomous achievement goal model and intrinsic motivation : a sequential mediational analysis},
  author={François Cury and Andrew C. Elliot and Philippe G. Sarrazin and David Da Fonseca and M. Rufoa},
  year={2001}
}
This experiment was designed to extend the research by Elliot and Harackiewicz (1996) on the trichotomous achievement goal model in several important ways and to more thoroughly document the processes through which the goals in the trichotomous model influence intrinsic motivation. Results indicated that performance–avoidance goals undermined intrinsic motivation relative to performance–approach and mastery goals; the latter goals evidenced the same intrinsic motivation. These results were… CONTINUE READING