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Self-Confidence in Children

Hania Foudad

Before talking about self-confidence for children we need first talk about the definition of self-confidence than later for selfconfidence for children.


Self-confidence is having trust in one's self believing in own ability in a specific task, specifically trust in own ability to achieve some goal. As per psychologist ALBERT BANDURA has defined as *belief in one's ability to succeed in specific situation or accomplish a task *

Definition of self-confidence for children: In children self-confidence emerges differently than adults. FENTON suggested that, only children as a group are more self-confident than other children ZIRMMERMAM claimed that if children are self-confident, they can learn, they are more likely to scarify immediate recreational time for possible rewards in the future.