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ERIC Number: EJ167455
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1977
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Self-Evaluations, Initial Success and Failure, and Improvement as Determinants of Persistence
Shrauger, J. Sidney; Sorman, Peter B.
Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 45, 5, 784-794, Oct 77
High and low general-self-esteem subjects performed a series of anagrams on which they either appeared to succeed or fail or received little evaluative feedback. Their persistence at a subsequent set of anagrams was assessed. Following initial failure low-self-esteem subjects persisted less than high-self-esteem subjects. (Author)
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