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He's England's maximum knight, the guy who kept the lifetime of Alfred the good and a whole country from a Viking invasion. but if he's referred to as again into carrier to strive against a scourge of vast beasts often called abominations, he meets a destiny worse than demise and is condemned to a lifetime of discomfort, solitude, and remorse.

She is a fierce younger warrior, raised between an elite order of knights. pushed via a depressing mystery from her prior, she defies her controlling father and units out on a deadly quest to do what none sooner than her ever have―hunt down and kill an abomination, alone.

When an opportunity stumble upon units those opposed to each other, an immense accident will lead them towards a salvation they by no means concept possible―and turn out that the ability of affection, mercy, and forgiveness can shine a hopeful gentle even in history’s darkest age.

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Sie erwiihntjedoch nicht, daB die ANs bei de:m ersten Versuch generell denen der zweiten Aufgabe bei den Vpn mit hoher Ichbeteiligung entsprechen. Man kann daher annehmen, daB durch die Versuchssituation in jedem Fall eine Ichbeteiligung hervorgerufen wird. Daraus ergibt sich gerade, daB die Ichbeteiligung eine wichtige Rolle flir die Auffassung der Aufgabe in jedem Testversuch spielt. Wichtig ist dabei festzuhalten, daB bei Ichbeteiligung hohere Ziele gesetzt werden. Gro&re Ichbeteiligung liegt auch vor, wenn eine Situation leistungsorientiert ist.

Welche Faktoren dabei im einzelnen eine Rolle spie1en, versuchtKasakos (1971) anhand zweier Un tersuchungen klarzumachen. Meyers (1944) untersuchte das Spielverhalten von Kindem, wobei davon ausgegangen wird, d~ "das Spiel die infantile Form menschlicher Fiihigkeit, Modellsituationen zu schaffen, ist", also spielerisch Planungsverhalten gelemt wird. In Stre~situationen, denen das Kind ausgesetzt ist, zieht es sich auf Spielformen zurUck, die seinem Alter nicht angemessen sind. Diese Stre~situationen wurden von Meyers durch Anweisungen wie z.

Dementsprechend wird jeweils nur der Unterschied zwischen Hoch- und Niedrigmotivierten, nicht jedoch zwischen Erfolgs- und Mi8erfolgsmotivierten untersucht, der erst im Laufe der Erforschung der Leistungsmotivation vorgenommen wurde. Die Untersuchungen sind daher nicht unmittelbar zur Erkiarung der Motivationsauspragungen Erfolgs- und Mi8erfolgsmotivation zu verwenden. Sie lassen sich aber zumindest auf die Erfolgsmotiva31 tion tibertragen, da fur die Untersuchungen dasAtkinsonsche TAT-Verfahren verwendet worden ist, das zunachst aIs Me~instrument fur die H6he der Leistungsmotivation aufgef~t worden ist, spater jedoch aIs Me~instrument fur Erfolgsmotivation defmiert wurde, aIs sich die Unterscheidung von Erfolgs- und M~erfolgsmotivation in der Leistungsmotivationsforschung durchsetzte.

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