Working memory and its relation to achievement motivation among academically outstanding students at the faculty of education, Majmaah university

Volume 2, Issue 1, Article 2 - 2021

Authors: Mai Fathi Al-Baghdadi;Eman Mahmoud El Ashmawy

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Abstract

The current study aimed to identify the relationship between the working memory and its tasks (Audio Numbers - Category Classification - Visual Matrix - Maps & Directions), and achievement motivation among academically outstanding students, the study sample consisted of 60 students (GPA= 4.5 and above), who were academically outstanding in the faculty of Education, the Majmaah University from different departments. By using Working Memory and Achievement motivation tests, the results were extracted by the SPSS program indicated: There is a positive statistically significant relationship at the level (0.05) between the achievement motivation and working memory tasks, and the presence of a positive statistically significant relationship at (0.001) level between achievement motivation and memory of maps and directions.

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Al-Baghdadi, Mai & El Ashmawy, Eman (2021). Working memory and its relation to achievement motivation among academically outstanding students at the faculty of education, Majmaah university. International Journal of Childhood, Counselling and Special Education, 2(1): 16-34
https://doi.org/10.31559/CCSE2021.2.1.2