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Lau, Kit-Ling – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Most previous studies in Western societies have demonstrated a general decline in school motivation. However, it is not clear whether motivational decline occurs uniformly for all students. The moderating effects of individual and cultural differences on students' motivational decline need to be further explored. Aims: This study aimed…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Incentives, Achievement, Factor Structure
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Lohman, David F.; Lakin, Joni M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2009
Background: Strand, Deary, and Smith (2006) reported an analysis of sex differences on the Cognitive Abilities Test (CAT) for over 320,000 UK students 11-12 years old. Although mean differences were small, males were overrepresented at the upper and lower extremes of the score distributions on the quantitative and non-verbal batteries and at the…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Cognitive Tests, Foreign Countries, Comparative Analysis
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Solberg, Mona E.; Olweus, Dan; Endresen, Inger M. – British Journal of Educational Psychology, 2007
Background: The reported prevalence of bully-victims and aggressive/provocative victims varies quite considerably in previous research, and only a few studies have reported prevalence rates across grades. There is also a lack of detailed analyses of the extent to which victims are also bullies, and bullies are also victims. Aims: To study the…
Descriptors: Victims of Crime, Incidence, Grades (Scholastic), Bullying