Unformatted text preview: important identities are higher up on the hierarchy of salience 2.3.Psychological focus a) Characteristics b) Behavioral tendencies – can become roles 3. At the center of our worlds: our sense of self 3.1.Schemas: mental templates by which we organize our worlds 3.2.Self-Schemas: the elements of your self-concept, the specific beliefs by which you define yourself a) Influence how we perceive, remember, and evaluate both ourselves and others 4. The self as subject and Object of Action 4.1.The self is capable of reflexive behavioral a) The Self influences both I and Me, which influence each other • Self is the source of agency • Action is guided by an internal dialog • Internal dialog between I and Me precedes action • I takes over during action b) Internal dialog • Self-differentiation • Role Taking • Using a symbol system or language system...
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This note was uploaded on 04/25/2008 for the course SOC 340 taught by Professor Shilpisarkar during the Summer '07 term at Purdue.
- Summer '07