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Promoting Persistence and Self-Esteem

Lecture no. 16 from the course: Scientific Secrets for Raising Kids Who Thrive

Promoting Persistence and Self-Esteem

Taught by Professor Peter M. Vishton | 32 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Professional Development Courses

Children are born with tremendous optimism and an impressive ability to bounce back from failures. But this optimism typically drops throughout childhood and into the teen years. Grasp the developmental processes associated with these changes and learn ways parents can help kids stay positive, most notably by promoting a good attributional style.


April 3, 2017