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Psychology and Contemporary Life Human Adjustment, International 10Th Edition by Wayne Weiten – Test Bank

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Psychology and Contemporary Life Human Adjustment, International 10Th Edition by Wayne Weiten – Test Bank

Chapter 6
THE SELF IN A SOCIAL WORLD

LEARNING OBJECTIVES

Self-Concept
1. Describe some key aspects of the self-concept.
2. Cite two types of self-discrepancies and describe their effects.
3. Describe two ways of coping with self-discrepancies.
4. Discuss important factors that help form the self-concept.
5. Understand how individualism and collectivism influence the self-concept.

Self-Esteem
6. Clarify the implications of self-concept confusion and self-esteem instability.
7. Understand how high and low self-esteem are related to adjustment.
8. Distinguish between high self-esteem and narcissism, and discuss narcissism and aggression.
9. Discuss some key influences in the development of self-esteem.
10. Summarize the findings on ethnicity and gender regarding self-esteem.

Basic Principles of Self-Perception
11. Distinguish between automatic and controlled processing.
12. Define self-attributions, and identify the key dimensions of attributions.
13. Explain how optimistic and pessimistic explanatory styles are related to adjustment.
14. Identify four motives that guide self-understanding.
15. Explain how downward comparisons and the self-serving bias can promote positive feelings about the self.
16. Discuss how basking in reflected glory and self-handicapping contribute to self-enhancement.

Self-Regulation
17. Define self-regulation and explain the ego-depletion model of self-regulation.
18. Explain why self-efficacy is important to psychological adjustment.
19. Discuss how individuals develop self-efficacy.
20. Describe the three categories of self-defeating behavior.

Self-Presentation
21. Explain why and when individuals engage in impression management.
22. Cite some strategies people use to make positive impressions on others.
23. Understand how high self-monitors are different from low self-monitors.

APPLICATION: Building Self-Esteem
24. Explain when it is inadvisable to increase one’s self-esteem and why this is so.
25. List seven ways to build self-esteem.

LEARNING OBJECTIVES Item Number
1. Identify some key aspects of the self-concept. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, SG1, TF1
2. Cite two types of self-discrepancies and describe their effects. 8, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14, TF2
3. Describe two ways of coping with self-discrepancies. 15, 16, 17, TF3
4. Discuss important factors that help form the self-concept. 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24, SG2, SA1
5. Understand how individualism and collectivism influence self-concept. 25, 26, 27, 28, 29, 30, 31, 32, SG3, TF4
6. Clarify the implications of self-concept confusion and self-esteem instability. 33, 34, 35, 36, 37, SA2
7. Understand how high and low self-esteem are related to adjustment. 38, 39
8. Distinguish between high self-esteem and narcissism, and discuss narcissism and aggression. 40, 41, 42
9. Discuss some key influences in the development of self-esteem. 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, SG4, SA3
10. Summarize the findings on ethnicity and gender regarding self-esteem. 48, 49, SG5, TF5
11. Distinguish between automatic and controlled processing. 50, 51, SG6
12. Define self-attributions, and identify the key dimensions of attributions. 52, 53, 54, 55, 56, 57, 58, SA4
13. Explain how optimistic and pessimistic explanatory styles are related to adjustment. 59, 60, 61, 62, SG7
14. Identify four motives that guide self-understanding. 63, 64, 65, 66, 67
15. Explain how downward comparisons and the self-serving bias can promote positive feelings about the self. 68, 69, 70, 71, 72, SG8, TF6
16. Discuss how basking in reflected glory and self-handicapping contribute to self-enhancement. 73, 74, 75, 76, 77, SA5
17. Define self-regulation, and explain the ego-depletion model of self-regulation. 78, 79, 80, 81, TF7, SA6
18. Explain why self-efficacy is important to psychological adjustment. 82, 83, SG9, TF8
19. Discuss how individuals develop self-efficacy. 84, 85
20. Describe the three categories of self-defeating behavior. 86, 87, 88, 89, SA7
21. Explain why and when individuals engage in impression management. 90, 91, 92, TF9
22. Cite some strategies people use to make positive impressions on others. 93, 94, 95, 96, TF10
23. Understand how high self-monitors are different from low self-monitors. 97, 98, SA8
24. Explain when it is inadvisable to increase one’s self-esteem and why this is so. 99, 100, SA9
25. List seven ways to build self-esteem. 101, 102, SG10, SA10
Key: Multiple-Choice question numbers appear first, followed by Study Guide question numbers (SG), True/False (TF), and Short Answer (SA).

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