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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, Maam Media/Popular Culture Ex: What is fashionable/unfashionable...
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