Vom Ich und vom Wir: Das Selbst und die soziale Identität

  • Thomas KesslerEmail author
  • Immo Fritsche
Part of the Basiswissen Psychologie book series (BASPSY)


Ihr Selbstkonzept ermöglicht es Menschen, zu erkennen, wo sie stehen und wer sie sind. Der Austausch mit der sozialen Umwelt stellt eine der wichtigsten Quellen des Selbstkonzepts dar, welche im Kapitel vorgestellt werden. Hierbei geht es um die Selbstwahrnehmung durch Beobachtung des Selbst oder der Reaktionen Anderer, um soziale Vergleiche sowie um soziale Identität und Selbstkategorisierung. Anschließend beschäftigen wir uns damit, wie das „motivierte Selbst“ Menschen in ihrem Verhalten und Denken über sich selbst antreibt („Selbstregulation“). Dabei erörtern wir die Grundbedürfnisse nach Selbstwert, Unsicherheitsreduktion, Kontrolle und Erhaltung des Selbst.


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Friedrich-Schiller-Universität JenaJenaDeutschland
  2. 2.Universität LeipzigLeipzigDeutschland

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