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2. How does a high achiever evaluate their actions?

  • Against the highest achiever, making them want to do better and causing them to become competitve
  • Against their 'actual' self, a moderate factual comparison, such as their previous performance or the average performance
  • Against the low achiever, boosting their self esteem, and causing them to become competitive

3. What do promotional focused people focus on?

  • Achieving the highest possible grade, being inspired by positive role models of high achievement and trying to emulate them
  • Achieving a good enough grade, focusing their energy on social and creative tasks that will help their mental health
  • Achieving through others' failure, creating negative role modelling of 'cramming' rather than focused revision

4. What is the central hypothesis of SIT?

  • Out-groups form as part of a resistance to majority views
  • In-groups seek to find negative aspects of an out-group to enhance their self-image
  • In-groups are powerful tools used by the majority in order to control the population

5. How do in-groups increase their self-image?

  • By enhancing their status and discriminating and holding prejudice views about the out-groups
  • By making sure that they have the largest possible population, out numbering out-groups
  • By using polls and other forms of social media to gather information regarding their status in society


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