Children's Self-Concept Differences in Age, Sex and Area During Early Adolescence Academic Article uri icon


  • Objective: To explore different ages in early youth Differences in the composition of self-concepts and overall self-concepts among children, gender and region. Method: 533 children aged 8 to 13 were measured using the Piers-Harris Child Self-Concept Scale. Results: 1 Self-concept grows with age Curved development, children of different ages have significant differences in intelligence and school performance and body appearance and attribute subscales; 2 girls are significantly better than boys in behavior, intelligence and school situation, gregarious and overall self-concept; 3 urban children in the body The self-concept of appearance and attribute is significantly higher than that of rural children. Conclusion: With the age, gender and region, the overall self-concept and the individual components of the early youth have certain uniqueness.

author list (cited authors)

  • Wang, J., & Yu, J. Y.

publication date

  • January 1, 2007 11:11 AM