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| Published: December 28, 2021

Self-Confidence: A Comparative Study on Young Adolescents

Avadam Ambika

Research Scholar, P.G. Department of Psychology, Jain (Deemed-to-be-University), Bangalore, India Google Scholar More about the auther

, Neeraj Panwar

Ph.D. (Dr.), Assistant Professor, P.G. Department of Psychology, Christ University- Bangalore, India ORCID: 0000-0003-4164-3822 Google Scholar More about the auther

DIP: 18.01.220.20210904

DOI: 10.25215/0904.220

ABSTRACT

To meet the demands of the everyday challenges in life one is expected to be skilful, knowledgeable and have the ability to deal with the situation effectively. This not only helps an individual to manage the difficult situation in an easy way but also helps to build the self-confidence with-in the individual. Therefore, it has been accepted that as early in life as possible people learn abilities to cope with the difficult situation and master their skills on various aspects such as academics, social skills, physical appearance and so on they would be high on their self-confidence. Hence, the aim of the present investigation is to investigate gender differences on general self-confidence among young adolescents. For the purpose general self-confidence questionnaire has been administered on a sample of 80 participants (40 males & 40 females). It was expected that male would score high on self-confidence as compared to female counterparts. To accomplish the objectives of the present investigation between participant research design was followed. The data was analysed by using the t-test for independent sample and the findings of the same reveals no significant (t = 1.48; N.S.) gender differences existing on general self-confidence among young adolescents.

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ISSN 2348-5396

ISSN 2349-3429

18.01.220.20210904

10.25215/0904.220

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Published in   Volume 09, Issue 4, October- December, 2021