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our thoughts about ourselves self-concept
extent to which the individual has many different and relatively independent ways of thinking about the self self-complexity
ability to well remember info that relates to the self self-reference effect
state that occurs the self-concept is currently highly accessible and therefore becomes the focus of our own attentions self-awareness
tendency to introspect about our inner thoughts and feelings private self-consciousness
tendency to focus on our outer public image and be particularly aware of the extent to which we are meeting the standards set by other public self-consciousness
positive or negative evaluations we make about ourselves self esteem
belief that we are viewed positively and with prestige by others social status
feeling based on personal accomplishments or failures that we are successful in setting and meeting goals we have set for ourselves self efficacy
tendency to present a positive self-image to others and therefore to increase our social status self-promotion
process of learning about our abilities and skills, about the appropriateness and validity of our opinions and about our social status by comparing our own attitudes, beliefs and behaviors with other people social comparison
social comparison with those who we perceive as worse off that us downward social comparison
social comparison with those who we perceive as better off that us upward social comparison
part of the self concept that is derived from our membership in social groups and our attachments to those groups social identity
process of improving our self esteem by "basking in the reflected glory" of our ingroups BIRGing
status that we accrue as a result of our group memberships and out physical features diffuse status
status that is gained through effective and competent performance on group tasks specific status
tendency to be both motivated and capable of presenting ourselves to others self-monitoring
Created by: mpolm