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This chapter provides an overview of theories, findings, and applications related to achievement emotions. It discusses concepts of emotion and achievement emotions, as well as addressing the functions and origins of achievement emotions, as well as reciprocal causation, regulation, and relative universality of these emotions. Lastly it also discusses implications for practice, including implications for understanding achievement emotions, the design of tasks and achievement settings, the assessment of achievement, and treatment interventions aiming to enhance adaptive and reduce maladaptive achievement emotions.


Institute for Positive Psychology and Education

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