Mastery Motivation in Early Childhood: Development, Measurement, and Social Processes

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Subject Index

a
Academic Intrinsic Motivation Inventory 110
achievement motivation 6 - 7 , 57 ;
and intelligence 7
action, chains of 43
action theory 38
active aspect of self 40
affect see emotions
agency, sense of 40 , 44 , 189 -90
Ainsworth Strange Situation procedure 193 , 218
Alpern-Boll Developmental Profile 152 , 157
anger 68 , 69
animal studies 55 -6, 59
anticipatory self-reinforcement 57
assessment see measurement of mastery motivation
attachment 13 , 14 , 189 - 202 , 205 -27;
anxious-avoidant 13 , 190 -1, 192 -3, 206 -7;
anxious-resistant 13 , 190 , 207 ;
gender differences 13 , 199 - 201 ;
longitudinal study 193 -8;
and mastery motivation and competence 205 -27;
and object mastery 171 , 189 - 202 ;
secure 13 , 190 , 191 -2, 198 , 206 , 218 -19, 220 -1;
and social mastery motivation 170 -5;
theory 190 -1, 206 -7
Attachment Behaviour Q-sort 175 , 176 , 180 -1
attention 9 , 19 - 32 ;
Down syndrome children 231 ;
habituation and mastery 24 -6;
habituation and novelty preference 23 -4;
and intelligence 23 -6;
mastery motivation and later ability 19 - 22 ;
and prediction of ability 19 - 26 ;
and social interaction 26 - 32 ;
visual 6 , 151
autonomy 41 -2, 44 , 58

b
Bayley Mental Development Index 20 , 22 , 122 , 209 , 231 , 234
behaviour problems and DMQ ratings 128
Belsky-Most Play Scale 235
blind infants 151

c
‘categorical’ self 58
cerebral palsy 233
challenge 11 , 85 , 99 - 105
Child Behaviour Checklist 128
class;
social 125
cognition, and motivation 3 , 8 , 220 -3
see also intelligence
Colorado Child Temperament Inventory (CCTI) 127 , 176 , 180 -1, 218
competence:
DMQ 114 , 115 ;
and effort 74 ;
and mastery motivation 205 -6, 211 -17;
and motivation 8 ;
and persistence 90 -9, 105 -6;
self-evaluation 44 -5, 47 -8
competence motivation 2 , 7 , 189
conditioning 56
contingency awareness 4 , 7 , 56 ;
social facilitation of 59 - 60
cross-cultural research 145 -6

d
deaf infants 12 , 149 -64;
mastery motivation study 152 -62;
social interaction 150 -1, 162 -4;
visual attention 151 , 161
demographic variables 98 , 125
see also family climate

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