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Index Self-concept

One's self-concept (also called self-construction, self-identity, self-perspective or self-structure) is a collection of beliefs about oneself. [1]

45 relations: Abraham Maslow, Academy, Anxiety, Attitude (psychology), Binary relation, Carl Rogers, Claude Steele, Clique, Disposition, Ego death, Geek, Gender role, Happiness, Hidden curriculum, Hobby, Identity (social science), Identity crisis, Identity fusion, Intentional community, Interdependence, John Turner (psychologist), Kibbutz, Life satisfaction, Neuroticism, Personal boundaries, Personal identity, Personality psychology, Psyche (psychology), Psychology of self, Self-assessment, Self-awareness, Self-categorization theory, Self-control, Self-efficacy, Self-esteem, Self-image, Self-knowledge (psychology), Self-reflection, Self-schema, Social integration, Social stigma, Stereotype threat, Theory of mind, True self and false self, Western culture.

Abraham Maslow

Abraham Harold Maslow (April 1, 1908 – June 8, 1970) was an American psychologist who was best known for creating Maslow's hierarchy of needs, a theory of psychological health predicated on fulfilling innate human needs in priority, culminating in self-actualization.

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An academy (Attic Greek: Ἀκαδήμεια; Koine Greek Ἀκαδημία) is an institution of secondary education, higher learning, research, or honorary membership.

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Anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner turmoil, often accompanied by nervous behaviour such as pacing back and forth, somatic complaints, and rumination.

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Attitude (psychology)

In psychology, attitude is a psychological construct, a mental and emotional entity that inheres in, or characterizes a person.

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Binary relation

In mathematics, a binary relation on a set A is a set of ordered pairs of elements of A. In other words, it is a subset of the Cartesian product A2.

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Carl Rogers

Carl Ransom Rogers (January 8, 1902 – February 4, 1987) was an American psychologist and among the founders of the humanistic approach (or client-centered approach) to psychology.

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Claude Steele

Claude Mason Steele (born January 1, 1946) is an African-American social psychologist.

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A clique (AusE, CanE, or), in the social sciences, is a group of individuals who interact with one another and share similar interests.

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A disposition is a quality of character, a habit, a preparation, a state of readiness, or a tendency to act in a specified way that may be learned.

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Ego death

Ego death is a "complete loss of subjective self-identity".

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The word geek is a slang term originally used to describe eccentric or non-mainstream people; in current use, the word typically connotes an expert or enthusiast or a person obsessed with a hobby or intellectual pursuit, with a general pejorative meaning of a "peculiar person, especially one who is perceived to be overly intellectual, unfashionable, boring, or socially awkward".

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Gender role

A gender role, also known as a sex role, is a social role encompassing a range of behaviors and attitudes that are generally considered acceptable, appropriate, or desirable for people based on their actual or perceived sex or sexuality.

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In psychology, happiness is a mental or emotional state of well-being which can be defined by positive or pleasant emotions ranging from contentment to intense joy.

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Hidden curriculum

A hidden curriculum is a side effect of an education, " which are learned but not openly intended"Martin, Jane.

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A hobby is a regular activity that is done for enjoyment, typically during one's leisure time.

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Identity (social science)

In psychology, identity is the qualities, beliefs, personality, looks and/or expressions that make a person (self-identity) or group (particular social category or social group).

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Identity crisis

In psychology, the term identity crisis means the failure to achieve ego identity during adolescence.

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Identity fusion

Identity fusion, a psychological construct rooted in social psychology and cognitive anthropology, is a form of alignment with groups in which members experience a visceral sense of oneness with the group.

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Intentional community

An intentional community is a planned residential community designed from the start to have a high degree of social cohesion and teamwork.

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Interdependence is the mutual reliance between two or more groups.

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John Turner (psychologist)

John Charles Turner (September 7, 1947 – July 24, 2011) was a British social psychologist who, along with colleagues, developed the self-categorization theory.

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A kibbutz (קִבּוּץ /, lit. "gathering, clustering"; regular plural kibbutzim /) is a collective community in Israel that was traditionally based on agriculture.

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Life satisfaction

Life satisfaction is the way in which people show their emotions and feelings (moods) and how they feel about their directions and options for the future.

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Neuroticism is one of the Big Five higher-order personality traits in the study of psychology.

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Personal boundaries

Personal boundaries are guidelines, rules or limits that a person creates to identify reasonable, safe and permissible ways for other people to behave towards them and how they will respond when someone passes those limits.

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Personal identity

In philosophy, the matter of personal identity deals with such questions as, "What makes it true that a person at one time is the same thing as a person at another time?" or "What kinds of things are we persons?" Generally, personal identity is the unique numerical identity of a person in the course of time.

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Personality psychology

Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals.

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Psyche (psychology)

In psychology, the psyche is the totality of the human mind, conscious and unconscious.

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Psychology of self

The psychology of self is the study of either the cognitive, conative or affective representation of one's identity or the subject of experience.

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In social psychology, self-assessment is the process of looking at oneself in order to assess aspects that are important to one's identity.

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Self-awareness is the capacity for introspection and the ability to recognize oneself as an individual separate from the environment and other individuals.

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Self-categorization theory

Self-categorization theory is a theory in social psychology that describes the circumstances under which a person will perceive collections of people (including themselves) as a group, as well as the consequences of perceiving people in group terms.

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Self-control, an aspect of inhibitory control, is the ability to regulate one's emotions, thoughts, and behavior in the face of temptations and impulses.

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Self-efficacy is an individual’s belief in his or her innate ability to achieve goals.

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Self-esteem reflects an individual's overall subjective emotional evaluation of his or her own worth.

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Self-image is the mental picture, generally of a kind that is quite resistant to change, that depicts not only details that are potentially available to objective investigation by others (height, weight, hair color, etc.), but also items that have been learned by that person about themself, either from personal experiences or by internalizing the judgments of others.

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Self-knowledge (psychology)

Self-knowledge is a term used in psychology to describe the information that an individual draws upon when finding an answer to the question "What am I like?".

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Human self-reflection is the capacity of humans to exercise introspection and the willingness to learn more about their fundamental nature, purpose and essence.

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The self-schema refers to a long lasting and stable set of memories that summarize a person's beliefs, experiences and generalizations about the self, in specific behavioral domains.

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Social integration

Social integration is the process during which newcomers or minorities are incorporated into the social structure of the host society.

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Social stigma

Social stigma is disapproval of (or discontent with) a person based on socially characteristic grounds that are perceived.

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Stereotype threat

Stereotype threat is a situational predicament in which people are or feel themselves to be at risk of conforming to stereotypes about their social group.

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Theory of mind

Theory of mind is the ability to attribute mental states—beliefs, intents, desires, emotions, knowledge, etc.—to oneself, and to others, and to understand that others have beliefs, desires, intentions, and perspectives that are different from one's own.

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True self and false self

True self (also known as real self, authentic self, original self and vulnerable self) and false self (also known as fake self, idealized self, superficial self and pseudo self) are psychological concepts often used in connection with narcissism.

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Western culture

Western culture, sometimes equated with Western civilization, Occidental culture, the Western world, Western society, European civilization,is a term used very broadly to refer to a heritage of social norms, ethical values, traditional customs, belief systems, political systems and specific artifacts and technologies that have some origin or association with Europe.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Self-concept

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