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Social Psychology and Human Nature 4th Edition

Social Psychology and Human Nature (4th Edition)

Book Edition4th Edition
Author(s)Baumeister, Bushman
Section 3.1: What is the Self?
Section 3.2: Where Self-Knowledge Comes From
Section 3.3: Self and Information Processing
Section 3.4: Self-Esteem, Self-Deception, and Positive Illusions
Section 3.5: Self-Presentation
Chapter 3, Section 3.1, Quiz Yourself, Exercise 1
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Self-knowledge is also known as _.
  • a. self-awareness
  • b. self-concept
  • c. self-regulation
  • d. self-presentation


Self Knowledge is knowing who you are as a person. It answers the question "What I am like?" It is the same with self-concept for it talks about the content of one self; that is the knowledge of who we are. It is how we think, evaluate, or even perceive ourselves. In short, Self concept is the knowledge of oneself. 


  • b. self-concept
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