By Susan Scutti | Fri, 01/03/2014 - 16:48
Researchers at Ohio State University found that inflated praise usually backfires when given to children with low self-esteem, but those children with already high self-esteem thrive on extravagant encouragement.
By Anthony Rivas | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 20:21
People who have low self-esteem might not be able to deal with the concept of death as well as others. A new study finds that touch might alleviate those woes.
By Matthew Mientka | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 17:59
A person's use of Facebook reveals deeply rooted feelings about self-regard, a new study finds.
By Justin Caba | Thu, 08/29/2013 - 16:56
Men with successful female partners seem to have lower self-esteem compared to men who believe their partners are a failure.
By Susan Scutti | Wed, 06/12/2013 - 13:37
Studies have shown that a daughter's perception of her father's involvement and support is directly linked to her self-esteem, suggesting the importance of a strong father-daughter relationship.
By Ashik Siddique | Fri, 05/31/2013 - 20:37
Checking your Facebook profile provides a temporary self-esteem boost, but decreases motivation to perform well on cognitively demanding tasks.
By Amber Moore | Wed, 12/12/2012 - 14:01
Using social networking sites like Facebook can lower self-control in people who have many close friends on the site.