The effects of helicopter parenting on academic motivation (Schiffrin & Liss, 2017)

A study by American academics Holly Schiffrin and Miriam Liss has found that helicopter parenting is related to maladaptive academic motivations that may have negative implications for academic achievement. Helicopter parenting results in children who are motivated by extrinsic goals such as parental approval and grades. They are also perfectionists,…
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