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Hulleman & Harackiewcz, 2009: Asking why science is useful in their or others lives increased interest and grades among 9th grade science students

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Hulleman, C. S., & Harackiewicz, J. M. (2009). Promoting interest and performance in high school science classes. science, 326(5958), 1410-1412.
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Asking 9th-grade science students how the course material might be useful to them or a friend or relative 3-5 times over the course of the term raised end-of-quarter interest and grades in science for students who expected to perform poorly in the course.

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