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Lecture 13

PSYC 305 Lecture Notes - Lecture 13: Humanistic Psychology, True Life, EnculturationPremium

5 pages43 viewsWinter 2017

Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 305
Professor
David King
Lecture
13

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Some degree of lack of clarity about who you are still generally maladaptive according to
cultural context
Multiple selves
Degree of differentiation about self-concept
Self-esteem
Evaluative component of the self
Evaluations of self-concept
Evaluation of oneself as a physical, psychological, social, or moral being
Affective component
Feel good or bad about self, or some characteristic
Cognitive component
A thought of yourself as positive or negative
What you did or what you will do is successful
Global
As a whole
Specific
Specific trait, roles
Measured implicitly or explicitly
Look at sub or unconscious of self w/o knowing what it’s being testes
Look at signature
Association of positive or negative words with initial
Standard self-esteem report
6 myths of self-esteem
Correlates with everything positive
More accurate with look at self-report
Not necessary how others perceive so
Promotes success in school
Bi-directional
Promotes success at work
Bi-directional
Makes you more likeable
Believe so but not necessary rated so
Low s-e put you at greater risk of substance abuse, premature sexual
activity, higher chances of disorder
High s-e corralate with risker behaviours and more likely to take
chances because CONFIDENCE
Low s-e leads to bullying and aggression
Bully grows up to be psychological healthy and lower rates of
depression + anxiety
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Positive illusions about self
People’s s-e is disconnected from their abilities and traits
Kanye West
Adaptive
Yes
Power of positive thinking
Looking on the bright side
Ignorance is bliss
No
Unexamined life is not worth living
Psychological buffer, more resilient to bad things
Self-efficacy
Short-term is benefit
Performance on a difficulty math
Long term maladaptive
Greater likelihood of dropping out
Being less liked by peers
Higher aggression
Decreasing levels of well-being and self-esteem
Positive illusions in children
Are self-esteem program a good thing
Ensure boosted s-e is tied to good performance
Honest and realistic praise
Narcissism
High explicit and low implicit self-esteem
Self-actualization
Individuation and authenticity
Motivational psychology
Personality is a consistent drive
Need
State of tension within a person
As need is satisfied, the related tension if reduced
Motivate
State arise from need
Drive behaviour to satisfied the need
Press
need -relevant aspect of the environment
Theory of needs
Henry Murray
First to suggest difference btwn
Primary needs
Physiological
Need for survival
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