Self-Concept during Early Adolescence Academic Article uri icon


  • Purpose: Discussion The effects of different components of the self-concepts of different ages, genders and urban and rural children on the overall self-concept in early youth. Methods: 533 children aged 8 to 13 were examined by stratified sampling using the Child Self-Concept Scale, including 477 urban children. 56 rural children. Results: (1) The behavioral factors have the greatest impact on children's self-concept (β=0.343), the group, happiness and satisfaction factors have the least influence (β=0.171,0.107); (2) intelligence and school performance The effect varies with age, the highest in 12 years old (β=0.304, 0.358); (3) The three factors of physical appearance and attributes, anxiety, intelligence and school situation have different effects on the self-concept of urban and rural children. Conclusion: With age, gender and urban and rural The difference between the different components of the self-concept has different effects on the overall self-concept of children.

author list (cited authors)

  • Wang, J., & Yu, J. Y.

publication date

  • January 1, 2007 11:11 AM