ERIC Number: EJ394469
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Learned Helplessness Versus Egotism in Females: A Developmental Comparison.
Hagan, Margaret L.; Medway, Frederick J.
Journal of Educational Research, v82 n3 p178-86 Jan-Feb 1989
Results from an experimental study involving 120 third, seventh, and eleventh grade parochial school girls showed that for third-grade females, short-term failure experiences are relatively transitory; however for females around the age of adolescence, helplessness and egotism appear to undertake a significant role in influencing behavior. (IAH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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