Preferences for social vs. non-social comparison as a means of self-evaluation1


  • Richard L. Miller

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    The opinions and statements contained herein are the private ones of the author and should not be construed as official or as reflecting the views of the U.S. Army, Europe, or of the U.S. Army at large. Thanks are due to Colonel H. Montgomery, U.S. Army, for his assistance in conducting this study and to Philip Brickman, C. Cosentino, and Jerry Suls who read an earlier version of this paper and offered helpful suggestions.