Affective component of self-concept:
overall self-evaluation; generalized feeling of self-worth, self-acceptance, goodness, and
what determines how we feel about ourselves? what determines self-esteem?
self-discrepancy theory (
scientific study of how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviors of an individual are
influenced by the real, imagined, or implied presence of other people
A - affect
B - behavior
C - cognition
cognition - paradigmatic orientation (?)
Who am I?
material self - physical distinctions
spiritual self - attitudes, beliefs, not readily discernible
social self - around others
William James - father of American psychology
self concept - totality of beliefs about oneself; what