exam2 - Eight Social identity- conforming to standard roles...

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Eight Social identity- conforming to standard roles and rules, we form a personal identity Modal self- refers to a person whose existence is viewed as essential if the prevailing social order of a culture is to maintain itself Personality- each of us exhibits organized, enduring, and characteristic ways of behaving Narrative self- we spend most of our childhood gathering ourselves that we eventually create to our personal myth Psychosocial moratorium- trying on new identities without playing for keeps Self-schemata- cognitive structures that organize and guide processing of self- related information Self-handicapping strategy- ‘a real man doesn’t…’ Behavioral self- way we communicate Self-perception theory- how our self-definitions come about and are changed Relational self- self-identity we normally display in a given relationship Elevin Intimacy- unique bond created by two people through combination of highly interdependent actions, individualized rules, and personal disclosures Physical proximity- likelihood that two people will communicate more frequently with each other Shared episodes- lays groundwork for possible intimacy is the frequency Intimacy readiness- times, places, and dates
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This note was uploaded on 12/14/2009 for the course INTRO TO L 730:201 taught by Professor Professor during the Spring '09 term at Rutgers.

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