Self-evaluation, social reinforcement, and academic achievement of black and white schoolchildren.

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Black and white male schoolchildren covertly evaluated their own performance at a verbal task administered by black and white male experimenters. It was hypothesized that academically successful children would be predisposed to appraise themselves favorably, whereas relatively unsuccessful pupils would be biased toward self-criticism. The covert self… (More)

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@article{Katz1976SelfevaluationSR, title={Self-evaluation, social reinforcement, and academic achievement of black and white schoolchildren.}, author={Itay Katz and Oana Cole and Rebecca Baron}, journal={Child development}, year={1976}, volume={47 2}, pages={368-74} }