Recent Papers and Presentations from the Children's Motivation Project

Corpus, J. H., & Wormington, S. V. (2014). Profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in elementary school: A longitudinal analysis.  The Journal of Experimental Education, 82, 480-501.

Berg, D. A. & Corpus, J. H. (2013). Enthusiastic students: A study of motivation in two alternatives to mandatory instruction. Other Education, 2, 42-66.

McClintic-Gilbert, M. S., Corpus, J. H., Wormington, S. V., & Haimovitz, K. (2013). The relationships among middle school students’ motivational orientations, learning strategies, and academic achievement. Middle Grades Research Journal, 8, 1-12.

Wormington, S. V., Corpus, J. H., & Anderson, K. A. (2012). A person-centered investigation of academic motivation and its correlates in high school. Learning and Individual Differences, 22, 429-438.

Corpus, J. H., Haimovitz, K., & Wormington, S. V. (2012, April). Creating rich portraits: A mixed-methods approach to understanding profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations. In L. Linnenbrink-Garcia & J. H. Corpus (Chairs), Considering the whole student: The use of person-centered approaches to characterize and study motivation. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, Vancouver, BC.

Wormington, S. V., & Corpus, J. H. (2012, March). School engagement and academic performance: The mediating role of intrinsic motivation. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Adolescence, Vancouver, BC.

Haimovitz, K., Wormington, S. V., & Corpus, J. H. (2011). Dangerous mindsets: How beliefs about intelligence predict motivational change. Learning and Individual Differences, 21, 747-752.

Corpus, J. H., & Wormington, S. V. (2011, April). Profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations in elementary school. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Wormington, S. V., & Corpus, J. H. (2011, April). A person-centered investigation of academic motivation, performance, and engagement in a high school setting. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Educational Research Association, New Orleans, LA.

Hayenga, A. O., & Corpus, J. H. (2010). Profiles of intrinsic and extrinsic motivations: A person-centered approach to motivation and achievement in middle school. Motivation and Emotion, 34, 371-383.

Cooper, C. A., & Corpus, J. H. (2009). Learners’ developing knowledge of strategies for regulating motivation. Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 30, 525-536.

Corpus, J. H., McClintic-Gilbert, M. S., & Hayenga, A. O. (2009). Within-year changes in children’s intrinsic and extrinsic motivational orientations: Contextual predictors and academic outcomes. Contemporary Educational Psychology, 34, 154-166.

Corpus, J. H., & Hayenga, A. O. (2009, April). Dangerous mindsets: Beliefs about intelligence predict motivational change. Poster presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Denver, CO.

Nash, W. N., & Corpus, J. H. (2009, April). Curiosity and sensation seeking in middle school: Motivational profiles and academic achievement. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.