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Within-School Social Comparison: How Students Perceive the Standing of Their Class Predicts Academic Self-Concept

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Results from prior research indicate that a student's academic self-concept is negatively influenced by the achievement of others in his or her school (a frame of reference effect) and that this negative frame of reference effect is not or only slightly reduced by the quality, standing, or prestige of the track or school attended (a "reflected glory" effect). Going beyond prior studies, the present research used both between-school and within-school approaches to investigate frame of referenc...

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10.1037/a0016306

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, SSD, Education
Role:
Author
Journal:
JOURNAL OF EDUCATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Volume:
101
Issue:
4
Pages:
853-866
Publication date:
2009-11-05
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EISSN:
1939-2176
ISSN:
0022-0663
URN:
uuid:fd855645-5d8d-4bc1-a3e3-eae2590d05b3
Source identifiers:
103418
Local pid:
pubs:103418

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