Unformatted text preview: ii. Interdependent Self-construal – relational, contextual attributes that are determined and made to maintain important relationships with others 1. Favorable traits are those that keep one in one’s place and help harmonize relationships 2. The person who doesn’t act within the demands of a situation is seen as immature 3. Increased sensitivity to falling short of expectations, leading to increased self-criticism a. Knowing one’s weaknesses is a valued trait to have II) Studies a. Expected Differences: i. Japanese will be more varied in their self-descriptors across situations ii. Japanese will express themselves in a more negative way...
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course PSC 245 taught by Professor Joel during the Winter '07 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '07