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Self-Esteem Affects Studying

February 19, 2009

“What if my friend does not like me?” or “What if my parents think I’m not good enough?” Some students frequently ask these types of questions to themselves. They are always paranoid of what others think of them. They get easily affected by what others say about them and find themselves reacting too sensitively to negative feedback. What is making them feel in such a way?

According to Lee Dong-gwi, a Ph.D. holder and assistant professor in psychology at Yonsei University, low self-esteem causes one to be paranoid about other people’s opinions. And the paranoia hinders a student’s academic performance as well.

Click Here for the Full Story (The Korean Herald)

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