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Unformatted text preview: procrastinator, but when asked on a self assessed test I could easily lie and no one would know the difference. The potential benefits are how it helps people perceive themselves differently. If someone tells a person how smart they are everyday, eventually they will have a boost in confidence. The drawbacks are that of the same way with those good feelings, it could also make people feel inadequate. If someone hears they are horrible at something enough they will believe it and stop trying. References Nevid, J. S. & Rathus, S. A. (2005). Psychology and the challenges of life: Adjustment in the new millennium (9th ed.). Hoboken, NJ: Wiley....
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- Winter '11
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