Discrepancy Reduction in Motivation: The Negative Effect of Self-Efficacy on Performance
Time and Location
Poster Session IV - Board: IV-086
Friday May 23, 2008, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Recent empirical research has challenged the positive, reciprocal effect of self-efficacy on performance. This popular finding may be reflecting a statistical artifact. This study further investigated and generalized the possibility that self-efficacy is positively related to past performance but negatively related to subsequent performance utilizing a verbal task.