ERIC Number: EJ263545
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Sep
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The Relative Accuracy of Self-Predictions and Judgments by Others in Psychological Assessment.
Shrauger, J. Sidney; Osberg, Timothy M.
Psychological Bulletin, v90 n2 p322-51 Sep 1981
Compares the validity of individuals' self-assessments with other assessment procedures commonly used in psychological evaluation. It is argued that greater attention should be given to self-assessments and the improvement of their validity. Steps are outlined for deciding when self-assessment should be used, and suggestions are offered for maximizing the validity of self-judgments. (Author/RH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Information Analyses
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