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The term self-schema refers to a person's cognitive representation of the self-concept.


Objective self-awareness usually develops in children before the private self-concept.


A major function of possible selves is to guide and motivate behavior.


Most shy people would like to have more social contact.


Fear of negative evaluation is a characteristic common to shy people and people with low self-esteem.


Self-handicapping is more common among people with low self-esteem.


A person who is torn between different sets of values is probably experiencing identity deficit.


Contrast means that your social identity differentiates you from other people.


Identity conflicts are "approach-retreat" conflicts, in that the person wants to both reach and retreat from a specific goal.


Identity contrast is an important step in resolving an identity crisis.


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