Self-evaluation in young children.

  title={Self-evaluation in young children.},
  author={Deborah J. Stipek and Serafino Recchia and S McClintic},
  journal={Monographs of the Society for Research in Child Development},
  volume={57 1},
A series of studies was conducted to examine the development of self-evaluation in children aged 1-5 years. Developmental changes in children's reactions to achievement-related outcomes were assessed in a variety of contexts, using different tasks and different criteria for success. The first study of 1-3-year-olds revealed an increased social orientation after the age of 21 months. Only children over this age were more likely to look up at the experimenter after they had produced an outcome… CONTINUE READING

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