Kids With Low Self-Esteem Are Harmed, Not Helped, By Exaggerated Praise

By | 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.


A Reassuring Touch Could Improve Mood In People With Low Self-Esteem

By | 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.

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Does Clothing Size Impact A Woman’s Self-Esteem?

By | Tue, 10/22/2013 - 15:43

A University of Texas researcher investigates clothing size and discovers it does have some impact on a woman’s self-esteem.

Facebook Use Reflects Self-Esteem, Study Finds

Facebook And Social Media Activity Reflects Self-Esteem, Study Finds

By | Sun, 09/15/2013 - 17:59

A person's use of Facebook reveals deeply rooted feelings about self-regard, a new study finds.

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Men Who Date Successful Women Have Low Self-Esteem And Secretly Want Them To Fail

By | 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.

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97% Of Women Suffer From Poor Body Image

By | Fri, 08/09/2013 - 12:59

Ninety-seven percent of women report that they have an “I hate my body” moment at least once a day.

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Why The Father-Daughter Relationship Is So Important

By | 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.

Facebook Study: Looking at Profile Boosts Self-Esteem, Decreases Motivation

Facebook Study: Looking At Profile Boosts Self-Esteem, Decreases Motivation

By | 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.


More Close Friends on Facebook Means More Weight, Greater Debt

By | 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.