Study: The Nature and Power of Interests

Study: The Nature and Power of Interests

Keywords:

interests, performance, success, careers, education

Author(s):

James Rounds and Rong Su

Date:

2014

Abstract

Mechanism

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Relative Importance

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Interest Continuity And Change

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The development of interests is an iterative process of increasing fit between person and environment: A person chooses preferred environments and avoids, leaves, or changes disliked environments; in turn, compatible environments reinforce a person’s interests and goal pursuits (Low & Rounds, 2006)

Conclusion