Ch.5 the social self BB

Ch.5 the social self BB - Chapter 5: The Social Self ABC of...

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Chapter 5: The Social Self
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ABC of the self: Cognition – self-concept and self- knowledge Affect – self-evaluation and self-esteem Behavior – self-presentation
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Foundations of The Self- Concept Self-Concept - an understanding of the existence and properties of a separate self and its characteristics Introspection – looking inward at one’s thoughts, feelings, and attitudes
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Self-Concept Biological Disposition Traits - consistent ways that people think, feel, and act across classes of situations 5 Factor Model (Big 5) - 5 Personality traits that are the basic building blocks of personality: openness (to experience), extraversion (opposite is introversion), conscientiousness, agreeableness, and neuroticism (opposite is stability)
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Self-Concept Birth Order Diversification - a principle that maintains that siblings develop into different people so that they can peacefully occupy different niches within the family environment
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Self Concept Context and the Sense of Self Social Context Distinctiveness Social Comparison Social Comparison Theory - we compare ourselves to other people in order to evaluate our opinions, abilities, and internal states
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Self Concept Culture and the Self-Concept Gender and the Self-Concept
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Self-Knowledge Personal Beliefs -
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This note was uploaded on 03/30/2008 for the course PSYC 2084 taught by Professor Atanaka during the Spring '07 term at Virginia Tech.

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Ch.5 the social self BB - Chapter 5: The Social Self ABC of...

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