Flashcards in Chapter 2 Deck (34):
The capacity to observe and reflect on one's own mental states
A unique ability to develop and communicate a representation of oneself to others through language.
The sum of who you are as a person; your central inner force
Your interior identity or subjective description of who you think you are.
your view of yourself in a particular situation or circumstance
Learned predisposition to respond to a person, object, or idea in a favorable or unfavorable way.
Ways in which you structure your understanding of reality- what is true and what is false.
Enduring concepts of good and bad or right and wrong
The element of the self reflected in all the tangible things you own
Your concept of self as developed through your personal, social interactions with others
Your concept of self based on your beliefs and your sense of who you are in relationship to other forces in the universe; also includes your thoughts and introspections about your values and moral standards.
An identity you assign to yourself and portray
And identity assigned to you by others.
The human ability to think about what you are doing while you are doing it.
Your assessment of your worth or value as reflected in your perception of such things as your skills, abilities, talents, and appearance
The extent to which beliefs about oneself are clearly and confidently identified and stable over time
A cultural construction that includes one's biological sex (male or female), psychological characteristics(femininity , masculinity, androgyny) attitudes about the sexes, and sexual orientation.
Process of comparing oneself to others to measure one's worth .
Goals you set for yourself: how you believe you ought to behave and what you ought to accomplish.
The notion that predictions about one's future are likely to come true because one believes that they will come true.
An inflated view of self especially about one's own power and importance
How you take in stimuli in the environment or information and make sense of it; also, thoughts and ideas that you say to yourself.
Inner speech; communication with the self.
The technique of imagining that you are performing a particular task in a certain way; a method of enhancing self-esteem
The process of redefining events and experiences from a different point of view
The arousal of any of your senses.
the act of perceiving stimuli in your environment
The act of choosing specific stimuli in your environment to focus on.
Converting information into convenient, understandable, and efficient patterns that allows us to make sense of what we have observed.
The perceptual process of filling in missing information
Attaching meaning to what is attended to selected and organized
a generalized applied to persons perceived to have attributes common to a particular group.
Indirect perception checking
Using your own perceptual abilities to seek additional information to confirm or refute your interpretations of someone's behavior