PSYC 3110 Exam 1 Study Guide
PSYC 3110 Exam 1 Study Guide Psych 3110
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Ch 2 The Self What is the red dot test and what does it tell us What is a fixed mindset and a growth mindset A fixed mindset is when the ability to change and grow is nonexistent it cannot change A growth mindset is when the ability to change is malleable and we can change amp grow What do people think changes the true self People belief that changes in the true self stem from a moral transformation rather than cognitive defects physical declines or new preferences What are the 4 functions of self Selfknowledge Selfcontrol Impressions management SelfEsteem PP Ni What does Schacter and Singer s theory about emotion tell us Their two factor theorv of emotion tells us that emotion is a twostep selfperception process Step 1 we have a physiological arousal Step 2 we seek an appropriate explantion for the arousal How to cultures in uence the self They in uence the self by setting a certain set of standards Collective and Individualistic Collective cultures view ones self as part of a larger whole They have an interdependent view of the self You define yourself by the relationships you have However in individualistic cultures like the USA you have an independent view of the self You define yourself by your own internal moods thoughts and actions What is selfawareness theory Selfawareness theory is when you compare your external actions to your own internal morals and beliefs Having a discrepancy in these causes anger moodiness irritability or action to change it What is socialcomparison theory Socialcomparison theory is when we compare ourselves to others in order to learn about our own abilities and attitudes What is social tuning Social tuning is when we adopt the social attitudes of others What happens if selfesteem is too high Is selfesteem is too high we become narcissistic Narcissism is when you have a high combination of selflove and lack of empathy towards others What is selfhandicapping Self handicapping is when you give yourself and excuse to fail ie I m sick When do we show selfcontrol Self control requires energy So if you are tired worn out of sick you are going to have less control than if you were well and alert
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