Fluidity in the self-concept: the shift from personal to social identity
Dominant personality models of the self-concept (e.g. self-schema theory) conceive of the self as a relatively stable cognitive representation or schema. The self-schema controls how we process self-relevant information across a myriad of situations. Conversely, self-categorization theory argues that self-perception is highly variable and context-dependent. It was hypothesized in two studies (N = 114 and 200) that the effect of personal self-schemas on information-processing would be eliminated...[Show more]
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