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Effects of success and failure with institutionalized mentally retarded adults



Effects of success and failure with institutionalized mentally retarded adults



Psychological Reports 18(3): 779-782



Institu-tionalized mentally retarded adolescents and young adults (N = 80) performed on a card-sorting task immediately preceding and following a series of neutral, success, total failure, or partial failure experiences. The success group demonstrated an increment in performance, the total failure group showed no change in performance, and the partial failure group showed a decrement in performance.

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Accession: 024585767

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PMID: 5939531

DOI: 10.2466/pr0.1966.18.3.779



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