Effects of success, failure, and social facilitation on level of aspiration in emotionally disturbed and normal children1


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    The authors wish to express their gratitude to the administration and child care staff of the Bradley Home for their interest and cooperation sincere appreciation is also expressed to Mr Edward Fitzgerald, Superintendent of the Bristol, Rhode Island public schools, and Miss Brogan and Miss Scanlon, supervising teachers in the Bristol school system, whose friendly cooperation made it possible to obtain the normal group for this experiment The writing of this report was facilitated by research grant M-1722 to the senior author from the National Institute of Mental Health, Public Health Service