Self-Concept-Perception

Self-Concept-Perception - Introduction to Communication and...

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Introduction to Communication and Information Processes 04:189:101:03
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Self and Self-Concept Who we are (frame of reference )
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Self vs. Self-Concept The self is fluid and changes constantly. Self-concept is more structured and difficult to change. Ex. Outgoing, like computers/technology. develop over time
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Self-Esteem Positive or negative evaluation of who we are
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Self-esteem-High Think well of others and expect people to like them Perform well in front of others and evaluate their own performances favorably Feel comfortable interacting with persons they perceive to be superiors Accept criticism well and be able to defend themselves against others’ negative appraisals
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Self-esteem-Low Disapprove of others and expect people not to like them Perform poorly in the presence of others and evaluate themselves unfavorably Feel threatened by people they perceive to be superiors Equate criticism with rejection and find it hard to defend themselves against critical appraisals
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Our Different Selves The perceived self: the person you really believe yourself to be Outgoing, sociable The ideal or possible self: the person you would like to be or might become Something that you strive to achieve The expected self: the person others expect you to be Something parents expect you to be.
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