TB5 Lecture 1; The Self and the Other

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1. How is the independent self different from the interdependent self?

  • The independent self, a western perspective is autonomous and moves within groups, interdependent self is communal and is stable within different contexts
  • The interdependent self is a capitalist perspective and the independent a socialist one.
  • The interdependent self, a western perspective is autonomous and moves within groups, independent self is communal and is stable within different contexts
  • The independent self is a capitalist perspective and the interdependent a socialist one.
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2. What did a study by Kross et al (2013) find?

  • Facebook use predicts declines in affect and life satisfaction over time
  • Facebook use predicts increases in affect and life satisfaction over time
  • There is no correlation between facebook use, affect or life staisfaction

3. What does Symbolic Interactionism proposed by Mead state?

  • An interactionist perspective where evolutionary factors and the current culture and environment have an effect on the drives of a person and the Self's different levels.
  • The self arises and is continously modified through the agent's interaction with society, a dynamic process with different cross-cultural significance.
  • A cross-cultural perspective in which the self is modified through the agents interactions with different cultures.
  • A dynamic process in which the self arises, is changed by internalised societal values and becomes formalised into a discrete entity.

4. What did Gallup's (1970) mirror test study show?

  • The longer the chimp was exposed to the mirror the more the social responses increased
  • Chimps learned that it was not another chimp in the mirror, with this knowledge social responses decreased and self directed responses increased.
  • Chimps learned that it was not another chimp in the mirror, with this knowledge self directed responses decreased and social responses increased.
  • The length of time the chimp was exposed to the mirror had no affect on type of response

5. What was Freud's view of the Self?

  • The self as a reconciliation of unconscious forces that govern our concious experience. These are the Superego (internalisation of cultural norms), Ego (mediation of ID and reality) and ID (basic drives) which are in unconscious conflict.
  • The self = the soul (immaterial) which controls the 'machine' of the body through the pineal gland.
  • The mediation of basic instincts and drives through the pineal gland which houses the 'essence' of the self
  • There are 3 types of self, it's constituents (The material/spiritual self), the feelings and emotions they arouse (self-feelings e.g self-dissatisfaction/complacency) and self-actions, the actions to which they prompt e.g self-preservation

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