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CHAPTER 5 LEARNING OBJECTIVES Self-Concept Describe some key aspects of the self-concept. Cite two types of self-discrepancies and describe their effects. Describe two ways of coping with self-discrepancies. Discuss important factors that help form the self-concept. Discuss how individualism and collectivism influence the self-concept. Self-Esteem Describe the implications of self-concept confusion and self-esteem instability. Discuss how high and low self-esteem are related to adjustment. Distinguish between high self-esteem and narcissism, and discuss narcissism and aggression. Discuss some key influences in the development of self-esteem. Summarize the findings on ethnicity and gender regarding self-esteem. Basic Principles of Self-Perception Distinguish between automatic and controlled processing. Define self-attributions, and identify the key dimensions of attributions. Explain how optimistic and pessimistic explanatory styles are related to adjustment.
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Unformatted text preview: Discuss four motives that guide self-understanding. Describe four strategies people use to maintain positive feelings about the self. Self-Regulation Define self-regulation, and explain the ego-depletion model of self-regulation. Explain why self-efficacy is important to psychological adjustment. Describe how individuals develop self-efficacy. Describe the three categories of self-defeating behavior. Self-Presentation Explain why and when individuals engage in impression management. Cite some strategies people use to make positive impressions on others. Describe how high self-monitors are different from low self-monitors. APPLICATION: Building Self-Esteem Explain when it is inadvisable to increase one’s self-esteem and why this is so. List seven ways to build self-esteem....
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