ERIC Number: EJ648511
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2002
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Making the Grade but Feeling Distressed: Gender Differences in Academic Performance and Internal Distress.
Pomerantz, Eva M.; Altermatt, Ellen Rydell; Saxon, Jill L.
Journal of Educational Psychology, v94 n2 p396-404 Jun 2002
There is disagreement over whether girls or boys are at risk in the context of school. Girls outperform boys in school, particularly in stereotypically feminine subjects. However, girls are also more vulnerable to internal distress than boys are. The aim of this research was to understand this pattern of gender differences. (Author)
Publication Type: Journal Articles
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