Week 4

  1. johari window contains four quadrants
    • arena
    • façade
    • blind spot
    • unknown
  2. arena
    aspects of personality known to both the self and others
  3. façade
    aspects known to the self but not others
  4. blind spot
    aspects known to others but not the self
  5. unknown
    aspects unknown to both the self and others
  6. "cold" information-processing goals
    understanding and predicting the actor's behaviour
  7. "hot" motivational goals
    protecting or enhancing their own self-worth
  8. an accurate judgment is made for a given trait when four steps are achieved
    Relevant info exists for that trait (relevance)

    info is available to the perceiver (availability)

    info is noticed by the perceiver (detection)

    info is interpreted correctly (utilization)
  9. self-knowledge
    accurate self-perceptions about how one typically thinks, feels and behaves, and awareness of how those patterns are interpreted by others
  10. criterion problem
    the question of how we should assess accuracy
  11. three of the most common approaches taken to evaluate the accuracy of self-perceptions of personality
    • self-perception can be compared to objective criteria 
    • self-perceptions can be compared to perceptions of others who know the person well
    • we can ask whether people know how they are seen by others
  12. meta-accuracy
    reflects the correspondence between people's beliefs about the impressions they make and others' actual impressions
  13. generalized meta-accuracy
    reflects people's awareness of their reputation - do ppl know how they are generally seen by others?
  14. dyadic meta-accuracy
    reflects peoples' awareness of the impressions they make on specific individuals - do people know who sees them as especially dependable?
Card Set
Week 4