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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 ones place and help harmonize relationships 2. The person who doesnt 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 ones 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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- Winter '07