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Self, Identity, Pers

possible selves what persons may be, would like to be, and are afraid of becoming
self esteem global evaluative dimension of the self
self concept domain specific evaluations of the self
identity versus identity confusion Erikson, adolescents examine who they are, what they are about, and where they are going in life
psychosocial moratorium gap between childhood security and adult autonomy, part of adolescent identity exploration
crisis exploring alternatives during identity development
commitment individuals show personal investment in what they are going to do
mama cycle moratorium, achievement, moratorium, achievement, the pattern for positive identity
authoritative parenting style foster identity
authoritarian parenting style foster identity foreclosure
permissive parenting style foster identity diffusion
trait theories personality is broad dispositions or traits that tend to produce characteristic responses
big five factors of personality openness, agreeableness, conscientiousness, neuroticism, openness to experience
generativity Erikson, encompasses adults desire to leave legace to the next generation in a number of ways
stagnation Erikson, develops when one senses they have done nothing
self all the characteristics of a person
identity who a person is, representing a synthesis and integration of self-understanding
personality the enduring personal characteristics of individuals
self-understanding the individual's cognitive representation of the self, the substance of self-conceptions
perspective taking the ability to assume another person's perspective and understand his or her thoughts and feelings
self regulation the ability to control one's behavior without having to rely on others for help
selective optimization with compensation theory the theory that successful aging is related to three factors: selection, optimization, and compensation
four statuses of identity identity diffusion, identity foreclosure, identity moratorium, identity achievement
identity diffusion no crisis or commitment
identity foreclosure no crisis but a commitment
identity moratorium in the midst of a crisis but no real commitment yet
identity achievement crisis and commitment
individuality characteristic consisting of two dimensions: self assertion and separateness
self assertion the ability to have and communicate a point of view
separateness the use of communication patterns to express how one is different from others
connectectedness characteristic consisting of two dimensions: mutuality and permeability
mutuality sensitivity to and respect for others views
permeability openness to others' views
what aids the search for identity in identity vs. identity confusion? psychosocial moratorium
how can you develop a positive identity? use the MAMA cycle throughout your lifetime
Levinson's periods of adult development adulthood has three main stages that are surrounded by transition periods
Created by: katieliptrap