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Research Article

Age and Cultural Differences in Self-Perceptions of Mastery Motivation and Competence in American, Chinese, and Hungarian School Age Children

Table 2

Correlations among the DMQ scale scores for each culture separately and the total sample.

ScalesCultureCognitive persistenceGross motor persistenceSocial persistence with adultsSocial persistence with peersMastery pleasure

Gross motor persistenceUS.60
CH.69
HU.51
Total.53

Social persistence with adultsUS.43.30
CH.51.48
HU.46.36
Total.45.38

Social persistence with peersUS.60.55.51
CH.64.58.53
HU.44.42.43
Total.46.45.46

Mastery pleasureUS.47.38.45.51
CH.54.46.33.52
HU.42.29.39.43
Total.44.31.38.44

CompetenceUS.48.31.25.21.21
CH.64.55.57.50.34
HU.48.29.29.26.27
Total.51.33.33.29.28

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