Building, Defending, and Regulating the Self: A by Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel

By Abraham Tesser, Joanne V. Wood, Diederik A. Stapel

This quantity pulls jointly examine on a number of elements of the self. One set of chapters bargains with the significance of creating a self in line with authenticity and ''Who i actually am.''; a moment staff bargains with the ways that we safeguard perspectives of the self as optimistic and robust; a 3rd team is worried with a number of points of self law. all of the chapters is a well-written, non-technical description of a tremendous, at the moment lively examine software.

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Granted, the character of the ideal self may vary over the course of development. Important components of ideals may center on industry or professional achievement at one life stage, may center on intimacy concerns at another stage, and may center on generativity or ego integrity at yet other stages (Erikson, 1950). At the same time, we assume that the desire to realize one’s ideals—whatever their character—is a relatively abiding human concern. Thus far, we have represented the emergence of ideals as a self-driven process.

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