How local is the impact of a specific learning difficulty on premature children's evaluation of their own competence?

@article{Jongmans1996HowLI,
  title={How local is the impact of a specific learning difficulty on premature children's evaluation of their own competence?},
  author={Marian J. Jongmans and James D Demetre and Lilly M. S. Dubowitz and Sheila E. Henderson},
  journal={Journal of child psychology and psychiatry, and allied disciplines},
  year={1996},
  volume={37 5},
  pages={563-8}
}
The aim of this study was to determine whether children's perceptions of their own competence levels reflected their actual strengths and weaknesses (Specificity Hypothesis) or transcended these (Generality Hypothesis). Harter and Pike's measure of self-perception was administered to 163 prematurely born 6-year-olds with or without motor co-ordination and/or reading problems. Associations between children's self-perceptions and their scores on standardised tests of motor co-ordination and… CONTINUE READING

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