The Huron University College Journal of Learning and Motivation

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Emotion and Perceived Difficulty on Motivation in Goal Setting


Previous research has identified the challenges associated with understanding and predicting motivation in individuals with completion of a given task. Forty participants, twenty male and twenty female, were randomly recruited by the researcher to complete a questionnaire that studied die effects of emotion and perceived difficulty of a given task on their motivation to complete said task. Questionnaires. were handed out on a single day at a public facility within Huron University College at the University of Western Ontario. After testing, a 2x2 between subjects ANOVA found that participants rated their motivation below what was considered chance, and no statistical significance was noted, F(l,36)=0.7, p<0.05.

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