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Study Guide for Lecture 4 Chapter 6: Achievement Motivation What is the evolutionary function of control striving and achievement behavior? How does the Thematic Apperception Test measure motives? What is the idea behind projective techniques of motive assessment? How were projective tests developed (role of situational variation in incentives)? Give 3 categories of achievement motivation coding categories? How are approach (hope for…) and avoidance (fear of…) components typically combined in overall motive scores? Name two indicators and how they are calculated based on the coding for hope for success and fear of failure. What are typical behavioral correlates of high net achievement motive? Which phase of societal development was accompanied by the highest achievement motive scores, which by the highest power motive scores? What are critical situational characteristics that entice achievement motivated behavior?
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Unformatted text preview: Describe a study that demonstrates how person and situation factors interact in determining achievement-motivated and affiliation-motivated behavior? According to Atkinson’s risk-taking model, which types of tasks are preferred by individuals high in fear of failure, and which by those high in hope for success? What are motive-dependent valence functions? How are task choices and levels of aspirations affected by individual differences in hope for success and fear of failure? According to Bernard Weiner’s causal attribution model what are the two dimensions of perceived causes of achievement outcomes? How do the principles of consensus and consistency contribute to the process of causal attribution? Describe the causal attribution patterns of “multiple necessary” and of “multiple sufficient” causes....
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