Children are more likely to do their homework if they see it as an investment, not a chore, according to new research at the University of Michigan.
Most children in the United States say they expect to go to college, but there is frequently a gap between students' goals and their current behavior, according to the study conducted by U-M graduate student Mesmin Destin and Daphna Oyserman, a psychologist at the U-M Institute for Social Research (ISR), School of Social Work, and Department of Psychology. The gap can be especially wide among low-income and African American students, the study says.
The study is published in the Journal of Experimental Social Psychology.
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