Originally Posted by Larvinator
I've heard Japanese scientists were at one point studying why American youth generally have higher self-esteem than their Asian equivalents. After reading this article, I can only say: duuuh.
Incidentally, I'd like to know whether this attitude is due to China's massive population; just being good doesn't stand out in such a huge crowd, so the mothers are inclined to push their children to be the absolute best...
No, it's just a cultural thing.