Building, Defending, and Regulating the Self: A by Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel

By Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel

This quantity pulls jointly examine on a number of points of the self. One set of chapters bargains with the significance of creating a self in keeping with authenticity and ''Who i actually am.''; a moment workforce offers with the ways that we guard perspectives of the self as optimistic and robust; a 3rd workforce is anxious with a number of facets of self law. all of the chapters is a well-written, non-technical description of a tremendous, at the moment lively learn application.

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Empirical Evidence Regarding Self Variables, Partner Variables, and the Michelangelo Phenomenon Self-insight variables Self-clarity (Campbell, 1990) Self-ability variables Autonomy, competence (Deci & Ryan, 2000) Mastery (Pearlin et al. , 2000) Receptiveness to affirmation; value placed on affirmation Behavioral elicitation of partner affirmation Communication of gratitude for partner affirmation Self–partner discussion of self ideals Partner insight variables Empathy, perspective taking (Davis, 1983) Responsiveness: Understanding (Reis, 2003) Perceptually, behaviorally attentive to self’s actual self Stocker et al.

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