Contrasting Goal-Striving Models With Economic Models of Choice and Time on Task
Poster Session II - Board: II-
Thursday, May 27, 2010, 8:00 PM - 9:00 PM
APS Exhibit Hall
The study examined the influence of goals on performance and motivation in a dynamic task with varying levels of difficulty. Results indicate that commitment to the sub-goals of the task led to in greater persistence on more difficult goals, but it also led to non-optimal performance overall.
Subject Area: Cognitive
Keywords: Judgment and Decision Making