ERIC Number: EJ240101
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980
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Liking for Evaluators as a Function of Self-Esteem.
Harper, Wesley E.
Psychology: A Quarterly Journal of Human Behavior, v17 n2 p1-10 Sum 1980
The esteem-enhancement view of the relationship between self-esteem and liking for an evaluator is not universally applicable but must yield to consistency when the evaluation has future utility. Suggests low self esteem subjects value criticism for the information it provides, while high self esteem subjects prefer praise. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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