ERIC Number: EJ585736
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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Brains, Brawn, or Beauty: Adolescent Attitudes toward Three Superlatives.
Schroeder-Davis, Stephen J.
Journal of Secondary Gifted Education, v10 n3 p134-47 Spr 1999
Analysis of the essays of 3,514 Minnesota secondary students indicated that the majority (53.8%) would choose to be the smartest student in their class rather than the best-looking or the most athletic. Content analysis data, however, suggested significant awareness of an anti-intellectual stigma advanced by peers. (Author/CR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Identifiers - Location: Minnesota