Relationships between Level of Aspiration and Psychological Needs at the College Level

Relationships between Level of Aspiration and Psychological Needs at the College Level

Date: January 1966
Creator: Skelton, Sanford Kent
Description: The concept of level of aspiration bears directly on goal setting behavior; it is a convenient and important variable in understanding human motivation in a variety of situations. Thus it was the purpose of this study to investigate the relationships between levels of aspiration and the psychological needs of achievement, dominance, autonomy, change, and aggression.
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Accountable Science: The COMPETES Act Needs to Demonstrate an Accountability Attitude

Accountable Science: The COMPETES Act Needs to Demonstrate an Accountability Attitude

Date: September 16, 2010
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt
Description: Article on the U.S. National Science Foundation's (NSF) Broader Impacts Merit Review Criterion in relation to the America COMPETES Reauthorization Act of 2010.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences
Resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose

Resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose

Date: March 15, 2012
Creator: Holbrook, J. Britt & Frodeman, Robert
Description: Article discussing research on how the resistance to impact criteria can lead to a tightening of the accountability noose.
Contributing Partner: UNT College of Arts and Sciences