SOP- Chapter 2

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SOP- Chapter 2
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2012-09-19 15:32:55
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The self in the social world
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  1. belief that others are paying more attention to one’s appearance and behavior than they really are
    Spotlight effect
  2. Mental templates by which we organize our worlds
    schema
  3. Concept of giving priority to one’s own goals over group goals and defining one’s identity in terms of personal attributes rather than group identifications
    individualism
  4. Giving priority to the goals of one’s group and defining one’s identity accordingly
    Collectivism
  5. In ______ cultures :
    Self-concept is context-specific rather than
    stable    

    Conflict takes place between groups
    collectivist
  6. In _____ cultures

    Self-esteem is more personal and less relational
    Conflict takes place between individuals       
    Crime
    Divorce
    Individualistic
  7. Automatic implicit attitudes regarding someone or something often differ from our consciously controlled, explicit attitudes
    dual attitude
  8. Our overall self-evaluation or sense of self-worth
    Self-esteem
  9. Extent to which people perceive outcomes as  internally controllable by their own efforts and actions or as externally controlled by chance or outside forces
    Locus of control
  10. Hopelessness and resignation learned when a human or animal perceives no control over repeated bad events
    Learned helplessness
  11. Tendency to overestimate the commonality of one’s opinions and one’s undesirable or unsuccessful behaviors
    False consensus effect
  12. Tendency to underestimate the commonality of one’s abilities and one’s desirable or successful behaviors
    False uniqueness effect
  13. Which attitudes are more subject to situational changes?
    explicit attitudes
  14. People w/ _____self -esteem based on feeling good about who he/she is are more conducive to long-term well- being then self -esteem rooted in external factors.
    Secure or healthy
  15. _____ threats occur among friends whose successes can be more threatening than that of strangers
    Self-esteem

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