Children's Self-Esteem

Children's Self-Esteem

Top of Mind with Julie Rose - Radio Archive, Episode 194 , Segment 2

Episode: Climate Change and Hunger, Kids' Self-Esteem, deFUNKit

  • Dec 10, 2015 10:00 pm
  • 15:43 mins

Guest: Dario Cvencek, PhD, Research Scientist at the University of Washington's Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences  Can we measure the confidence of a five-year old? If she says, “I did it!” or “I can’t do it!” what does that mean about her underlying self-confidence? Measuring self-esteem in a five-year old is tricky, but a new study presents findings that give insight into what’s going on in those little brains.

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