ERIC Number: EJ345429
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Overstatements of Self-Evaluations by Students with Psychoeducational Problems.
Alvarez, Vivian; Adelman, Howard S.
Journal of Learning Disabilities, v19 n9 p567-71 Nov 1986
The tendency toward overly positive self-evaluative statements of students with learning and behavior problems was analyzed with 19 such students (aged 9.6 to 15.2 years). Findings supported an interpretation of such statements as a form of self-protective behavior, rather than the inability to make accurate self-evaluative judgments. (Author/DB
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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