Development of domain-specific self-evaluations: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.

  title={Development of domain-specific self-evaluations: A meta-analysis of longitudinal studies.},
  author={Ulrich R. Orth and Laura C. Dapp and Ruth Yasemin Erol and Samantha Krauss and Eva C. Luciano},
  journal={Journal of personality and social psychology},
This meta-analysis investigated the normative development of domain-specific self-evaluations (also referred to as self-concept or domain-specific self-esteem) by synthesizing the available longitudinal data on mean-level change. Eight domains of self-evaluations were assessed: academic abilities, athletic abilities, physical appearance, morality, romantic relationships, social acceptance, mathematics, and verbal abilities. Analyses were based on data from 143 independent samples which included… 

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