The Self Part 1 Outline-1

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The Self 10/15/10
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Friday October 15, 2010 - Outline IV. The Self 1. Historic Perspective on the Self 2. The Self-Concept a. Working self-concept b. Cognitive Processing and the Self
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The Self Certainly, there are differences in the way we process information about the self as opposed to others Actor/observer differences Self-serving bias What is unique about the self that leads to these different types of processing?
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“Who Am I” 1. I am _____. 7. I am _____. 2. I am _____. 8. I am _____. 3. I am _____. 9. I am _____. 4. I am _____. 10. I am _____.
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Coding your “I am” statements A. PHYSICAL SELF-DESCRIPTIONS Refer to physical qualities that do not imply social interaction; “identity card” type information examples: B. SOCIAL SELF-DESCRIPTIONS Refer to relationships, group memberships, social roles, and attitudes which are socially defined and validated examples: C. PSYCHOLOGICAL SELF-DESCRIPTIONS Refer to psychological traits and states and to attitudes which do not refer to particular social referents examples: D. HOLISTIC SELF-DESCRIPTIONS Refer to characteristics so comprehensive or vague that they do not distinguish one person from another examples:
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The Self-Concept We have multiple, context-specific selves Available self-concept Sum total of self-concept Relatively ________ Working self-concept Currently __________ Shifting activation
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The Working Self-Concept SON SON SELF SELF KIND KIND FUNNY FUNNY STUDENT STUDENT BROTHER BROTHER FRIEND FRIEND ATHLETIC ATHLETIC MALE MALE UCSD UCSD ARTIST ARTIST DEMOCRAT DEMOCRAT AMERICAN AMERICAN
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SON SON SELF SELF KIND KIND FUNNY FUNNY STUDENT STUDENT BROTHER
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