ERIC Number: EJ417611
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
Reference Count: 0
The Effect of Performer Gender, Performer Skill Level, and Opponent Gender on Self-Confidence in a Competitive Situation.
Hall, Evelyn G.
Sex Roles: A Journal of Research, v23 n1-2 p33-41 Jul 1990
Studies relationships among sex difference, performance expectation, and actual performance in video game competition between female and male subjects. Finds that self-confidence of females is not lower than that of males after competing against a good opponent, indicating that performance expectancies may be more related to skill level than to gender. (AF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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