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Unformatted text preview: 5.3.Self-Esteem: How worthy am I? a) Our feelings of worth; the positive or negative evaluation of the self as an object b) Evaluative component of self-concept c) Particular domains (Crocker & Wolfe 2001) and global domains (Brown & Dutton 1994) d) Sources of Self-esteem and stable self concept Social comparisons: using other people and groups as a point of reference Reflected appraisals: the ways that we believe others view us Psychological Centrality: ability to shift aspects of the self Self-perceptions: observation of our own behavior 5.4.Self-efficacy refers to the belief in our ability to produce desired results from actions (Bandura 1997) 5.5.Mastery is a more general feeling of having control over external events (Pearling & Schooler) 5.6.Locus of control posits control as either internal or external (Gecas 1989) 5.7....
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- Summer '07