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ERIC Number: EJ145648
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Publication Date: 1976
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First-Name Stereotypes as a Factor in Self-Concept and School Achievement
Garwood, S. Gray
Journal of Educational Psychology, 68, 4, 482-7, Aug 76
Subjects with first names that teachers considered desirable differed significantly from children with undesirable names, on variability, flexibility of self-description, conflict, personality integration, expectations and aspirations about achievement behavior, and standardized achievement scores. (Author/BW)
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Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Iowa Tests of Basic Skills; Tennessee Self Concept Scale