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Stereotypes, Divisions, and Humans

Stereotypes, Divisions, and Humans | Self Identity | Scoop.it
Humans are programmed to stereotype and discriminate. Stereotypes consist of any preconceived idea.  We are evolutionary beings. We resist learning and change, and we embrace opportunities that and...

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Media’s Externalization of Kids' Self-identity

Media’s Externalization of Kids' Self-identity | Self Identity | Scoop.it
One of the most powerful ways in which popular culture and technology are altering the way in which self-identity is established in children is through the shift from being internally to externally driven. The line between person and persona, private and public self become blurred or erased completely. The self-identity becomes a means of acceptance and status.
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Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you

Why thinking you're ugly is bad for you | Self Identity | Scoop.it
About 10,000 people a month Google the phrase, “Am I ugly?” Meaghan Ramsey of the Dove Self-Esteem Project has a feeling that many of them are young girls. In a deeply unsettling talk, she walks us through the surprising impacts of low body and image confidence—from lower grade point averages to greater risk-taking with drugs and alcohol. And then shares the key things all of us can do to disrupt this reality.

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You have to learn to love yourself before you can hit your potential in life. Do it early!!

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Research Shows Boosting Black Students’ Self-Esteem Improves Academic Performance - Atlanta Black Star

Research Shows Boosting Black Students’ Self-Esteem Improves Academic Performance - Atlanta Black Star | Self Identity | Scoop.it
New psychological research shows that helping Black students improve their self-esteem also boosts their academic performance. The Huffington Post reported on research conducted by Stanford University psychological scientist Joseph Powers.
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Defining real beauty and helping teen girls with self-esteem

Defining real beauty and helping teen girls with self-esteem | Self Identity | Scoop.it
Young girls today are faced with many struggles. But, a lot of times the biggest issue is the pressure they put on themselves in a society focused on physical appearance. Local social workers Amy Mullins and Heather Chauvin want to change that.
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Stereotypes, Divisions, and Humans

Stereotypes, Divisions, and Humans | Self Identity | Scoop.it
Humans are programmed to stereotype and discriminate. Stereotypes consist of any preconceived idea.  We are evolutionary beings. We resist learning and change, and we embrace opportunities that and...

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