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Unformatted text preview: I I I. Self-Esteem and Responses to Evaluative Feedback A. Emotional Responses to Failure i. People are given anagrams. Some are given easy ones, some are given hard ones. After the test, they rate their emotional state now, (happy, sad) and also about how they feel about themselves generally. For general emotions questions, after success, they feel much better compared to failure people (regardless of high or low self esteem). For how they feel about themselves after the exam, low self esteem people felt relatively good when succeeded, and felt relatively bad when failed. But for the high esteem people, both success and failure group felt relatively good (felt less humiliated, more pride in themselves) 1. Low self esteem peoples feelings are very conditional B. Cognitive Responses to Failure i. Two groups evaluate their performance differently. Low self esteem people are more likely to feel that they failed....
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