the self lecture ch. 1

the self lecture ch. 1 - socialpsychologylecture#1 17:34

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social psychology lecture #1 17:34 I. THE SELF IN A SOCIAL WORLD SELF-SCHEMAS : beliefs by which you define yourself (you have this idea in your head and it’s a way to interpret information; how  you define yourself) Possible selves:  feared self, dreamed or ideal self (you have ideas of how you might be in the future, and how you were in  the past, you think ahead and what you’re afraid off)  o TRUE OR FALSE FOR ME: o I may deceive people by being friendly when I really dislike them o i have the ability to control the way I come out to people when I want to  come out a certain way LOW SELF MONITOR : don’t change what they say for the audience they stay  the same o Disadvantages: harder to adjust, people might think your too honest. o Advantages: consistency with behavior HIGH SELF MONITOR:  you can change behavior depending on the audience  situation  o Advantages: you can adapt easily to a new situation, interact with people  on different levels o Disadvantages: you keep your feelings to yourself. People may think you  are fake, you tend to become a people pleaser and people take advantage  of you.  A. SELF SERVING BIAS: i. Positive events: You cut yourself a lot of slack, “I’m good at this!” good  things happen because of yourself
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