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Overjustification effect
The tendency for intrinsic motivation to diminish for activities that have become associated with reward or other extrinsic factors
Self-monitoring
The tendency to change behavior in response to the self presentation concerns the situation
Downward social comparison
Defensive tendency to compare ourselve to others who are worse off then we are
self presentation
Strategies people use to shape what others think of them
Facial feedback hypothesis
The hypothesis that changed in facial expression can lead to corresponding changes in emotion
Bask in reflected glory (BIRG)
Increasing slef-esteem by associating with others who are successful
private self consciousness
a personality characteristic of individuals who are introspective often attending to their own inner states.
self esteem
an affective component of the self , consisting oa a persons positive and negative self evaluations
self concept
the sum total of an individuals beliefs about his or her own personal attributes
self perception theory
the theory that when internal cues are dificult to interpet people gain self insight but oberving their own behavior
self comparision theory
the theory that people evaluate their own abilities and opinions by comparing themselves to others
public self conciousness
a personality characteristic of individuals who focus on themselves as social objects as seen by others
two factor theory of emotion
the theory that the experience of emotion is based on two factors - Physiological arousal an da cognitive interpetation of that arousal
self awareness
the theory that self focused attention leads people to notice self discrepancies thereby motivating either an escape from self awareness or a change in behavior
self handicapping
behaviors designed to sabotage one's performance in order to provide a subsequent excuse for failure
affective forecasting
peoples dificulty projecting forward and predicting how they would feel in response to future emotional events
implict egotism
a nonconscious and subtle form of self enhancement