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1 7. 375 How We Think and Feel About Ourselves When We Look Into a Mirror… What do we see? “Monkeys are superior to men in this: when a monkey looks into a mirror, he sees a monkey” Malcolm de Chazal (J. Greenberg. Monkey Portraits . New York, 2006)
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2 When we look into mirror, we see: The “SELF” A personality theory we hold about self Specific set of beliefs, cognitive schema about “I” How “I” is evaluated by oneself How “I” feels—”self-esteem” Beliefs (Theories) About Self
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3 A Cognitive Structure of “Self” (E.T. Higgins) Actual Self : information about kind of person we think we are Ideal Self : mental image of kind of person we would like to be Ought Self : the person we should be based on duties and obligations defined for us by others More Beliefs: Core Self Concepts • Sexual identity • Gender identity-role • Self-efficacy [Bandura- next lecture] • Johnson, K. & Tassinary, L. (2005) Assignment of sex to others is an immediate
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