Autor*innen: Gawrilow, Caterina; Morgenroth, Katrin; Schultz, Regina; Oettingen, Gabriele; Gollwitzer, Peter M.
Titel: Mental contrasting with implementation intentions enhances self-regulation of goal pursuit in schoolchildren at risk for ADHD
In: Motivation and emotion, 37 (2013) 1, S. 134-145
Dokumenttyp: 3a. Beiträge in begutachteten Zeitschriften; Aufsatz (keine besondere Kategorie)
Schlagwörter: Aufmerksamkeits-Defizit-Hyperaktivitäts-Störung; Gefährdung; Intervention; Methode; Schüler; Schuljahr 06; Schuljahr 07; Selbstregulation; Strategie; Verhaltensänderung
Abstract: Self-regulation is an important prerequisite for successful academic achievement, particularly for children who are at risk for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). We taught Mental Contrasting with Implementation Intentions (MCII), a technique that is known to facilitate the self-regulation of goal pursuit, to schoolchildren (sixth- and seventh-graders) both at risk and not at risk for ADHD. Parents rated their children's level of self-regulation 2 weeks after the intervention. Children at risk and not at risk benefited from MCII more than from a learning style intervention only and the benefits of MCII were particularly strong for children at risk for ADHD. The results have implications with respect to supporting children's self-regulation in their everyday school lives.
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