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Maintaining Self-Esteem Against the Odds
When society or misfortune tells people that they are inferior, how do people maintain dignity, optimism, and self-worth? Dr. Jennifer Crocker, Professor of Psychology at SUNY-Buffalo, and Dr. Roy F. Baumeister, E.B. Smith Professor in Liberal Arts at Case Western Reserve University discuss surprising new research findings on the methods people use to protect their self-esteem against the slings and arrows of outrageous fortune.
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