Why Do People Need Self-Esteem—Or Do They?
Lecture no. 5 from the course: Understanding the Mysteries of Human Behavior
Taught by Professor Mark Leary | 31 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Science Course
Does having high self-esteem really result in all of the positive effects that people suggest? In this lecture, dispel popular myths about self-esteem and its role in affecting our behavior. You’ll learn about the function of self-esteem, why low self-esteem is related to dysfunctional emotions and behaviors, and more.