6 Factors affecting social self development

6 Factors affecting social self development - - Factors...

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- Factors affecting social self development o Reflected appraisals (the looking glass self) Cooley said that the reflected appraisals (opinions) of significant people in our lives get encorporated into our developing sense of me What am I like? What others say im like Society is a looking glass for us Harter Perceived social regaurd/self-esteem = +.50 Physical attractiveness self esteem is most closely tied to global self esteem o Adults begin to act differently towards physically attractive kids even during infancy o This influences reflected appraisals Leary People who are accepted or rejected by just one person out of a group can have large differences in self esteem Society influences our standards of importance It tells us what kinds of success are important and what are not important Self fulfilling prophecies Depression bank example Rosenthal + Jacobson o Told school teachers that based on psychological tests that some students in the class where on the
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