Unformatted text preview: exhibiting signs of anticipatory socialization. The Looking-Glass Self The looking-glass self is the term Charles Horton Cooley coined to describe the process by which we develop a sense of self. We see ourselves through the eyes of other people. We may even use those views of ourselves when formulating our own self-concept. For example, Mattie is a new sociology professor at the local college. During her first lecture, she noticed that some students were yawning. Based on her interpretation of the students yawning, Mattie has decided she is a boring teacher....
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- Fall '10
- Sociology, Mattie, anticipatory socialization