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Unformatted text preview: goal achievement. "Our findings support Banduras (1999) suggestion that intellectual development and social functioning are closely connected and cannot be separated from the contexts in which they occur and from their outcomes. That is, when adolescents have a high sense of efficacy to be self- regulated in their learning, they are likely to be more prosocial and popular than adolescents who believe they lack these forms of academic efficacy. In contrast, adolescents with low academic efficacy have been found to be more physically and verbally aggressive and more inclined to disengage from moral sanctions against harmful conduct." look up self-efficacy for fuller definition (e.g. Bandura, A. (1997). Self-efficacy: The exercise of control. New York: W.H. Freeman.; other)...
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- Spring '08