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Psychology 24000: Psychology 24000: Introduction to Social Psychology Introduction to Social Psychology The Self The Self Anna Woodcock Anna Woodcock
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The Self
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Goals of Self lecture To touch on some of the basic phenomena uncovered by self-researchers. What is the “self”? What do we know about ourselves? How did we come to know about ourselves? How does our sense of “self” influence what we think and what we do? To start you thinking about your “self.” To give me something to do with myself.
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Spotlights and Illusions Self-Concept: Who Am I? At the Center of Our Worlds: Our Sense of Self Self-Reference Possible Selves Development of the Social Self The Roles We Play Social Identity Social Comparisons Success and Failure Other People’s Judgments Self and Culture Self-Knowledge Explaining Our Behavior Predicting Our Behavior Predicting Our Feelings The Wisdom and Illusions of Self- Analysis Self-Esteem Self-Esteem Motivation The “Dark Side” of Self-Esteem Chapter 2: The Self in the Social World Perceived Self-Control Self-Efficacy Locus of Control Learned Helplessness Versus Self- Determination The Cost of Excess Choice Self-Serving Bias Explaining Positive and Negative Events Can We All Be Better Than Average? Unrealistic Optimism False Consensus and Uniqueness Explaining Self-Serving Bias Reflections on Self-Esteem and Self- Serving Bias The Self-serving Bias as Adaptive The Self-serving Bias as Maladaptive Self-Presentation False Modesty Self-Handicapping Impression Management Postscript: Twin Truths-The Perils of
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What is the “self”? “No topic is more interesting to people than people. For most people, moreover, the most interesting person is the self. - Roy F. Baumeister Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me Me
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Self You think you know yourself. You may be self-absorbed, self-satisfied, self- righteous, self-centered, and/or self-promoting. You have a self-concept, self-esteem, and self- perceptions. You can become self-aware or self-conscious.
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