Explain self-perception theory:
Bern, 1972. Steping out of ourselves so we can observe our behaviour. -more likely to do this when unsure of ourselves.
Explain social comparison theory:
Festinger, 1954. To understand ourselves we compare ourselves to others, other people set the standard by which we define ourselves.
Explain the reflected appraisals principle:
Mead, 1954. Looking-glass self. We view ourselves in comparison to how others see us.