Rationality and achievement: A comparison of the Atkinson-McClelland and Kogan-Wallach formulations1


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    This research was conducted during the tenure of a USPHS Postdoctoral Fellowship in Personality Research administered by Educational Testing Service The author is indebted to Henrietta Gallagher for supervising most of the analyses, to Margaret Hermann for providing a check on scoring reliability, and to George Petrillo, of Princeton High School, for securing and running the subjects John Atkinson, Julia Carlson, and Nathan Kogan provided very useful comments on an earlier version of this paper but are not responsible for its remaining flaws Some of the material in this paper was presented at meetings of the Eastern Psychological Association, Boston, April 6-8, 1967