Identity

Identity - Identity The self A coherent psychological...

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Identity The self A coherent psychological structure that includes a collection of an individual’s feelings, attitudes,  concepts, values and ideals The self is relatively resistant to change, and influences behavior and experience across  domains Self and identity are, for the most part, interchangeable concepts Self-concept The perception individual has of the self.  The individuals understanding of the features of the  self If I ask you to describe yourself, what kind of information would you present? Self-knowledge The extent to which in an individual has a well formed self-concept that accurately reflects the  underlying organization of their self How well does adolescent know himself/herself? Self-esteem A value judgment about aspects of the self How does the adolescent evaluate himself/herself? Development of self-concept during adolescence
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This note was uploaded on 04/28/2008 for the course PSYC 338 taught by Professor Lindsey during the Spring '07 term at USC.

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