PSYC 307 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Shifting Cultivation, Extraversion And Introversion, Agreeableness
Twenty statements with kenyan (diff. levels of western exposure) and americans. 48% in us and 2% in kenyans. Social identity (roles and memberships) 60% in kenyans and 7% in us. Nairobi undergrads and workers fall in between undergrads closer to us. Compared danish and chinese in fmri when they evaluated themselves on personal characteristics or on social roles. Danish: personal char. and social little diff. in mpfc (self-judgments) Social roles temporoparietal junction (understanding other people"s beliefs) Self derives its identity from its inner attributes. Attributes are stable across situation and lifespan. Attributes are unique and self-contained (arise from the ind. , not from interactions with others) Experience their identities as largely distinct from their relationships. Key boundary is between self and nonself. Distinct, autonomous entities whose identities are grounded in internal component features and who interact with other similarly independent entities. Relational entity that is fundamentally connected to and sustained by sig. relationships.