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The Ups and Downs of Thinking About a Successful Other: Self Construals and the Consequences of Social Comparisons
We hypothesized that the consequences of upward social comparisons are mediated by independent versus interdependent content of self-construals. independent self-construals emphasize personal uniqueness; thus comparison ...
Racial-ethnic minorities are at risk of academic disengagement: pulling back effort in school. Our model focuses on the implications of content of racial-ethnic self-schemas (RES) for disengagement. We postulate that risk ...