social psychology

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social psychology
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2011-12-20 18:50:07
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social psychology
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  1. Explain self-perception theory:
    Bern, 1972. Steping out of ourselves so we can observe our behaviour. -more likely to do this when unsure of ourselves.
  2. Explain social comparison theory:
    Festinger, 1954. To understand ourselves we compare ourselves to others, other people set the standard by which we define ourselves.
  3. Explain the reflected appraisals principle:
    Mead, 1954. Looking-glass self. We view ourselves in comparison to how others see us.

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