the self as it pertains to social psychology

This job describes the self as it pertains to social psychology.
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The self
A) the body
B) social identity (name, group membership, etc.)
C) active agent involved in making decisions
Self-guides – various representations of how we should and shouldn’t be
Ought-self – how we ought to be
Ideal-self – the perfect us
Functions of self
A) interpersonal tool – understanding of yourself in the relationships you keep
B) to make choices – self contains morals, preferences, and priorities
C) self-regulation – take care of body, relationships, etc.
Self-reference effect – any information pertaining to the self is processed more thoroughly

Public-self – where and how you work, how you view yourself with others
Private-self – decision making, self-esteem and perception, view of who you are
Collective-self – group memberships and activities
Collectivist societies – pressure conformity and development of the collective self
Tight societies – strong demand for conformity of in group norms, development of public and collective
Complex cultures – public self is important due to …