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Chapter 3 - The Self
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Chapter 3 - The Self What is the Self? Where Self-Knowledge Comes From Self and Information Processing Self Esteem, Self-Deception, and Positive Illusions Self-Presentation
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What is the Self?
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What is the Self? Thoughts, feelings, attitudes Who am I? Focus on individuals Self-esteem, self-presentation, etc Perspectives on the Self: Baumeister - self concept, interpersonal self, executive function. Self-representational - personal, relational, collective selves.
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What is the Self? Self Knowledge Self Awareness Interpersonal Self Public Self Agent Self Executive Function
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Representational Self How self is in different situations (identities) Personal self Characteristics that make one unique Relational self Relationships with close others Family, best friends, partners Collective self Group memberships Ethnic, gender, school groups, clubs
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Key Issues Is there a true self? What is the influence of culture on the self? What are social roles & why are they important to the self? What is self-awareness?
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True Self – Two Approaches Self as impulse Inner thoughts or feelings Self as institution Public behaviors, especially official roles
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Cultural Differences of Selfhood Independent self-construal What makes the self different Interdependent self-construal What connects the self to the group
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Purpose of the Self Gain social acceptance Play social roles Society creates and defines roles Individual seeks and adopts them identities
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Self-Awareness Aspects of self-awareness: Public vs. private awareness Standards of comparison Influence of self-awareness on behavior Escaping awareness
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Public vs. Private Self-Awareness Attention directed at the self Private self-awareness Public self-awareness Usually involves evaluative comparison
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Self Compared to Standards Concepts of how things might possibly be Ideals, norms, expectations, moral principles, laws, past experiences Around age 2, begin use of standards Beginning of self-awareness Self-regulation
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Self-Awareness and Behavior Self-awareness improves behavior enables people to be more socially
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This note was uploaded on 09/13/2010 for the course PSC 78918 taught by Professor Dawnteearly during the Spring '09 term at UC Davis.

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