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Unformatted text preview: Week 5(18) Self-awareness & shocks (in the 1970s)-like milgram’s shock experiment-at the time, unclear whether shocks good or bad for learning-half the ppl told that shocking person is good and the other half told that shocking is bad-clearly, not own values being activated-if in front of a mirror, they are more sensitive to what the experimenter says the right thing to do is-no mirror is about the same – they do what they naturally think is better (their own values) Self-discrepancy theory (the 1980s)-tory Higgins- created the Donald paradigm mentioned earlier (the ambiguous behaviors Donald does)-osa is too simplistic- missing some key things-wen we turn inside and think of how we may fall short of others’ expectations of us-diff ways of how we fall short will have diff consequences on our behaviors and thoughts-broke things down into diff pieces – we have an ideal, ought, and real self-ideal: whoever u would ideally like to be – things u want to do, hope to do, aspire to do and be...
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This note was uploaded on 07/12/2011 for the course PSYCH 135 taught by Professor Lieberman during the Fall '08 term at UCLA.
- Fall '08
- Social Psychology