Navigation Links
For College Students, Praise May Trump Sex and Money
Date:1/11/2011

By Maureen Salamon
HealthDay Reporter

TUESDAY, Jan. 11 (HealthDay News) -- After a lifetime of being told that they're "winners" who are "special," today's young people crave these boosts to their self-esteem more than sex, drinking, money or food, new research suggests.

The self-esteem movement of recent decades may have backfired by creating individuals who expect success and praise in a world that won't necessarily cooperate long-term, said study co-author Brad Bushman, a professor of communication and psychology at Ohio State University.

Bushman and his colleagues conducted two experiments on 282 college students, asking them to rate how much they wanted and liked various pleasurable activities such as receiving a paycheck, seeing a best friend, eating a favorite food or engaging in a sexual activity.

The list of items to choose from included receiving a compliment or getting a good grade.

The students valued boosts to their self-esteem such as receiving good grades or compliments more than any of the other experiences.

"We were shocked because we tried to think of everything college students love," Bushman said. "We were really surprised college students would rather be praised. I don't think it should trump those and I don't think it's such a basic need. Social stimulation is important . . . but I think that's very different from the need to be praised."

In a laboratory setting, students took a test that supposedly measured their intellectual ability and were told afterward that if they waited another 10 minutes they could have their test re-scored using a new scoring algorithm that usually produces higher results.

The study, reported online in advance of publication in an upcoming print issue of the Journal of Personality, said those who highly valued self-esteem were more likely to take the time to wait for the new scores.

Participants, who also completed a Narcissis
'/>"/>

Copyright©2010 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved  

Page: 1 2 3

Related medicine news :

1. College Age Females Can Kiss Chlamydia Goodbye for Valentines Day
2. Majority of Americans Approve of President Obamas Handling of Afghanistan and National Security But Disapprove of Handling of Economic Issues, Per Franklin & Marshall College Poll With Hearst Television
3. Parents Divorce Doesnt Harm College-Age Kids
4. Jefferson surgeon receives outstanding performance award from American College Of Surgeons
5. GateWay Community College Receives Strong Endorsement for Re-accreditation
6. With Launch of a Rocket Composter, Northwest State Community College opens a new frontier in green technology in the US.
7. InterAmerican College Announces Certification of Master of Science in Nursing - Family Nurse Practitioner Program
8. Sharing Miracles Television Program to Feature Legendary College Football Coach Bobby Bowden
9. CDI College Opens a New Campus in Richmond
10. High School Student's College Prerequisite: Save Five Thousand Lives in Africa. Teen Supports Nothing But Nets in Malaria Fight
11. PCU College of Holistic Medicine Launches New Website
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
Related Image:
For College Students, Praise May Trump Sex  and Money
(Date:11/22/2014)... Nov. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- The wide variety ... pose a threat for people with food allergies, an ... are so many types of food allergies that it ... the holidays," Dr. Guha Krishnaswamy, director of allergy and ... in a hospital news release. "If you know ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 This month has been ... because it has received many positive reviews from some renowned ... of its products by launching a new selection of wonderful ... global customers can enjoy free shipping and up to an ... Stylish ladies can always find the most suitable dress at ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... Petersburg, FL (PRWEB) November 22, 2014 ... Kitchen Innovations are pleased to announce that Ashley ... the Thanksgiving #PayItForward contest. , Ms. Lombardo entered ... from Kitchen Innovations. She wrote of how her friend ... young daughters as a single mom. Despite medical bills ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 A new ... announced today which safely detects and identifies hazards ... radio waves. Developed by RHT SpectraSafe, the technology ... broad applications in other areas including medical, recycling, ... , Using high frequency radio waves that pass ...
(Date:11/22/2014)... November 22, 2014 Wright & Schulte ... side-effects lawsuits have been scheduled between October 2016 ... District of Illinois. U.S. District Judge Matthew F. Kennelly, ... Case Management Order (CMO) on November 6, 2014 that ... attorneys to submit documents and other activities in preparation ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):Health News:'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies 2Health News:Sexy Wedding Dresses with Special Discounts Launched by Angeldress.co.uk 2Health News:Forbes Living TV Announces Winner of Thanksgiving #PayItForward Contest 2Health News:RHT SpectraSafe announces a Radical New Airport Security Technology that Is More Effective, Less Invasive 2Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 2Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 3Health News:First Bellwether Trials Scheduled In AndroGel Side-Effects Lawsuits Reports Wright & Schulte LLC 4
... Together initiative, EAGAN, Minn., Dec. 6 ... recently awarded $1,151,700 in grants -- $810,000,under Growing ... Creating Community with New Americans, and $135,000 in ... effort, nurtures the healthy,growth and development of children ...
... is a,statement by Matthew L. Myers, President, Campaign ... in the December 5, 2007, issue of the ... including higher,tobacco taxes, smoke-free workplace laws, advertising bans ... and affordable strategies nations,can adopt to reduce deaths ...
... Experiments with rats show early exposure causes genetic changes ... -- A chemical found in many plastic products used ... in newborn female lab rats, a condition that might ... a new study says. , Butyl benzyl phthalate (BBP) ...
... 6, 2007 As in most fields of ... types of patients, through their individual genetic variations, ... combinations of drugs than other patients. A new ... investigated whether depressed patients with a particular genetic ...
... Mass., Dec. 6 Smith & Nephew,s,(NYSE: ... the launch of a,redesigned and expanded family of ... reduces fluid leakage and helps surgeons,manage sutures during ... through which surgeons insert,instruments during minimally invasive procedures., ...
... Training and Resources, WASHINGTON, Dec. 6 ... will provide nearly $4.7 million,for "caregiver assistance pilot ... provide needed training and resources for caregivers who,assist ... "This funding will enhance support and training for ...
Cached Medicine News:Health News:Blue Cross Foundation Invests in Community Health 2Health News:Blue Cross Foundation Invests in Community Health 3Health News:Blue Cross Foundation Invests in Community Health 4Health News:New Lancet Study: Tobacco Control Measures Are Effective and Affordable Strategies to Reduce Chronic Disease Deaths Globally 2Health News:New Lancet Study: Tobacco Control Measures Are Effective and Affordable Strategies to Reduce Chronic Disease Deaths Globally 3Health News:Common Household Chemical Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk 2Health News:Common Household Chemical Could Raise Breast Cancer Risk 3Health News:Possible genetic predictor for response to lithium augmentation in depressed patients 2Health News:Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Expands Line of CLEAR-TRAC(TM) Surgical Cannulas 2Health News:Smith & Nephew Endoscopy Expands Line of CLEAR-TRAC(TM) Surgical Cannulas 3Health News:VA Announces $4.7 Million to Help Caregivers 2Health News:VA Announces $4.7 Million to Help Caregivers 3
(Date:11/21/2014)... Clementia Pharmaceuticals, Inc.  announced ... has granted Orphan Medicinal Product Designation for ... the treatment of fibrodysplasia ossificans progressiva (FOP). ... disease characterized by painful, recurrent episodes of ... bone formation. This process, known as heterotopic ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... 2014 /PRNewswire/-- CANTEL MEDICAL CORP. (NYSE: CMN ) announced ... will be presenting at the 26 th Annual Piper ... New York . The formal presentation is ... In addition, Mr. Krakauer and Jorgen B. Hansen , ... during the day. An audio webcast will ...
(Date:11/21/2014)... November 2014 Michael DeMarco (42) ... des 14. Februar 2014 zugetragen hat. Seine Tochter Aly ... Video - http://youtu.be/5cVoMCe0uiE ... mein morgendliches Training zu machen", erzählt Michael DeMarco ... Zeit begeisterte Anhänger der CrossFit-Trainingsmethode. Ich war auf ...
Breaking Medicine Technology:Clementia Pharmaceuticals Receives EMA Orphan Medicinal Product Designation for Palovarotene for the Treatment of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva 2Clementia Pharmaceuticals Receives EMA Orphan Medicinal Product Designation for Palovarotene for the Treatment of Fibrodysplasia Ossificans Progressiva 3Tochter rettet Vater durch Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung vor plötzlichem Herztod 2Tochter rettet Vater durch Herz-Lungen-Wiederbelebung vor plötzlichem Herztod 3
... 17, 2012  Eisai announced today that 15 abstracts highlighting new ... Annual Meeting of the American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO), ... 2012. These studies highlight Eisai,s current product ... and their families affected by cancer. "Our ...
... Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. today announced the results ... ER (tapentadol) extended-release tablets were significantly more effective ... with chronic moderate to severe, painful diabetic peripheral ... at the 31st Annual Scientific Meeting of the ...
Cached Medicine Technology:Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 2Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 3Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 4Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 5Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 6Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 7Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 8Eisai Oncology to Present New Research on Product Portfolio and Pipeline at ASCO Annual Meeting 9Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 2Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 3Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 4Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 5Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 6Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 7Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 8Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 9Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 10Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 11Phase 3 Data Show NUCYNTA® ER (tapentadol) Extended-Release Tablets Provide Pain Management for Patients with Diabetic Peripheral Neuropathy (DPN) 12
... The Featured Products ... at Mediflex and are ... modular in regular or ... come equipped with insulation, ...
... Featured Products are kept ... and are offered as ... regular or extra long ... with insulation, flush ports, ...
... AEM Laparoscopic Instruments incorporate a layered design ... shielded and monitored to prevent stray electrosurgical ... caused by insulation failure or capacitive coupling; ... shield built into all AEM Instruments provides ...
... The Featured Products ... at Mediflex and are ... modular in regular or ... come equipped with insulation, ...
Medicine Products: