Lecture 5 - self-awareness (Duval & Wicklund,...

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The Social Self 02/28/11 (Part 2) 1
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2 Self-Esteem self-esteem: affective component of self; positive and negative self-evaluations high or low stable or unstable
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3 Group Differences gender ethnicity/race culture
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4 Need for Self-Esteem sociometer connections, approval threat: social rejection terror management (Greenberg et al., 1997) self-preservation, buffer anxiety threat: death
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5 Relation to Self-Schemas self-complexity (Linville, 1985) self-aspects: schemas re: identities more complexity, more stability self-discrepancy (Higgins, 1989) self-guides: behavioral standards match/mismatch of actual, ought, ideal selves
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7 Attention and Control
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Unformatted text preview: self-awareness (Duval & Wicklund, 1972) behavior: shape up v. ship out cognition: private v. public self-consciousness self-regulation (Carver & Scheier, 1998) goal-oriented limited, ironic 8 Enhancement self-enhancement implicit egotism self-serving cognitions self-handicapping basking in reflected glory (BIRGing) downward social comparisons 9 Positive Illusions illusions: pervasive, systematic errors unrealistic, positive self-evaluations perceived control unrealistic optimism adaptive? 10 Presentation strategic self-presentation self-verification self-monitoring...
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This note was uploaded on 06/04/2011 for the course PSY 240 taught by Professor Freitas during the Spring '09 term at SUNY Stony Brook.

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