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April 14, 2008 Perception Personal Self Concept- how you see yourself Attitudes Beliefs Values This will help you determine if someone is teasing you…if you take it personal or not Ex: when you are having a “fat” day, you will see a bikini ad and get upset Homophilly: ex: if you break an arm, you may notice someone because you will identify with them. You will pick up on things that are similar to you. Similarity: Way to validate who you are, reaffirm who you are Past Experiences- what happens to us in the past, shapes our opinions
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Unformatted text preview: i.e. If you have been attacked by a dog, you may be afraid of them Personal Prototypes- ideal image we have of something What makes up your prototype? • Dress • Look • Act Attitude System • Attitudes • Beliefs • Values Sociocultural Influences • Culture • Occupation • Economic Factors Those who are more privileged view the world differently. • Ethnicity/Race/Nationality • Geography (Regional) Ex: Eating Crawfish, “Ma’am” • Media/Popular Culture Ex: What is fashionable/unfashionable...
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