Thursday, July 16, 2009

Who Am I? Adolescents' Replies Depend On Others

ScienceDaily (July 16, 2009) — Ask middle-school students if they are popular or make friends easily, they likely will depend on social comparisons with their peers for an answer. Such reliance on the perceived opinions of others, or reflected self-appraisals, has long been assumed, but new evidence supporting this claim has now been found in the teen brain.

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