Lecture 2 PSY220 Methods & Social Self (2013) shortened for PDF(1)

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Unformatted text preview: ..................... 7.  I am ............................................................. 8.  I am ............................................................. What is the self? §༊  The self is a concept – a set of beliefs and percep>ons you have about yourself §༊  (Rela>vely) dis>nct en>ty §༊  Contains mul>ple sets of beliefs §༊  Organizes knowledge we have about ourselves §༊  Influences how we think, feel and behave Cocktail Party Phenomenon The ability to pick a personally relevant s>mulus (e.g., your name) out of a complex environment Everyone, open your eyes. Self Reference Effect Implicit Ego>sm §༊  Unconscious tendency to prefer people or things that resemble the self §༊  Where you decide to live §༊  What occupa>on you select...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2014 for the course PSY 220 taught by Professor Platz during the Spring '11 term at University of Toronto- Toronto.

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