Emotional and Cognitive Socialization Outcomes (Self-esteem, the value one…
Emotional and Cognitive Socialization Outcomes
Locus of control is related to
Values are qualities or beliefs that are viewed as desirable or important. They are outcomes of socialization and provide the framework in which we:
Attitudes are composed
The development of attitudes is influenced by:
Places that can change prejudice and stereotypes
A motive causes a person to act. an attribution is an explanation of one’s performance when one does act.
Self-efficacy refers to the belief that one can master a situation and produce positive outcomes. it is a performance-based measure of perceived capability. It is related to:
Self-esteem, the value one places on one’s self-concept, is derived from the reflected appraisal of others. Specific dimensions of self-esteem in European American society include:
global self worth
Like cholesterol levels, happiness is
genetically influenced but not genetically fixed
What makes people Happy?
supportive network of close relationships
Quality of their work and leisure experiences
Self-esteem is viewed as a communal problem for
Americans, who worry that inadequate self-esteem leads to various undesirable behaviors
Bullies, contrary to popular perception, do not typically suffer from low self-esteem. Neither do those who become sexually active at an early age, nor do those prone to abusing alcohol or illicit drugs
Raising self-esteem is not likely to boost performance in school or on the job.
People with high self-esteem tend to show more initiative and appear to be significantly happier than others.