Exploring Cognitive Self-Appraisal: A Comparative Approach

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Abstract

This theoretical and experimental research compares subjective and objective characteristics of work with texts in students. The data was collected using new assessment methods. As it was discovered in the research, 'weak' students tend to overestimate results of their work. Research findings are discussed in the context of Russian and foreign researches on the problem of self-appraisal.

General Information

Keywords: cognitive appraisal, cognitive egotism, competence indicators

Journal rubric: Empirical Research

Article type: scientific article

For citation: Pozina M.B. Exploring Cognitive Self-Appraisal: A Comparative Approach. Kul'turno-istoricheskaya psikhologiya = Cultural-Historical Psychology, 2008. Vol. 4, no. 2, pp. 74–83. (In Russ., аbstr. in Engl.)

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Information About the Authors

Marina B. Pozina, PhD in Psychology, Associate Professor of the Department of Psychological and Pedagogical Education, M. A. Sholokhov Moscow State University for the Humanities, Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Practical Psychology of the Moscow Academy of Education Natalia Nesterova, Moscow, Russia, e-mail: marina_Pozina@rambler.ru

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