How do individuals develop a self-concept and self-schema

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How do individuals develop a self-concept and self-schema? Discuss cultural, social, and environmental influences on that development.

Jan 8th, 2015

Self Concept and self-schema is the impact of one's life experiences and beliefs onto his actions and thoughts. Some people view themselves as a part of a greater force combined to form the world of men to work together while some people view themselves to be individuals. Some people define their lives to be about their relationships with other people in social circles. These differences in self concept and self schema are reshaped by external environmental factors, social lives and cultural background of the self. 

 The upbringing on each person is carried out in different environment having cultural, social and environmental differences geographically and emotionally. these differences reshape one's view and personality in development. 


reference: http://wesleymeacham.hubpages.com/hub/The-Self-Concept-in-Social-Psycology


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