Self Esteem Social Psychology


Self Esteem Social Psychology

Self Esteem Social Psychology


A minimum of  3 scholarly peered reviewed article  must be sited using APA format 500 words for each topic 2 DQ 1, 2     Note: Please see reading references below

Topic 2 DQ1

In what ways do the typical attributions of people from collectivistic cultures differ from those of people from individualistic cultures? Why do these differences exist? Provide empirical evidence supporting your explanations.

Topic 2 DQ 2

Human beings often speculate as to the causes of others’ behavior. Explain how cognitive and motivational factors can cause people to be biased when making attributions. What are some of the social and individual consequences of the types of attributions they make?


Read Chapters 2-4 in Social Psychology.


Read “Cognitive Dissonance in Groups” by McKimmie from Social and Personality Psychology Compass (2015).


Read “I Want to be Like You: Self-Regulation in the Development of the Social Self” by Matschke & Sassenberg from Social Psychology (2012).


Read “Capturing Changes in Social Identities Over Time and How they Become Part of the Self-Concept” by Amiot, de la Sablonniere, Smith, & Smith from Social and Personality Psychology Compass (2015).


Read “Social Identity and Intergroup Relations” by Abrams from APA Handbook of Personality and Social Psychology, Volume 2: Group Processes (2015).


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