Thursday, June 02, 2005
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Overdoing It with Self-Esteem

USA Today: Enough already with kid gloves By Christina Hoff Sommers Scientific American: Exploding the Self-Esteem Myth -- Boosting people's sense of self-worth has become a national preoccupation. Yet surprisingly, researchshows that such efforts are of little value in fostering academic progress or preventing undesirable behavior By Roy F. Baumeister, Jennifer D. Campbell, Joachim I. Krueger and Kathleen D. Vohs