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I have just begun taking social psychology. I know what self

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I have just begun taking social psychology. I know what self -schema means ( beliefs about self and how we organize and guide the processof self-relebant information) here is the question it seems easy but nothing comes to mind. Explain how a college education will change or modify a person's self- schema?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Mental Health
Expert:  Nancy replied 5 years ago.

Hi!

 

I got it!!!

 

You can tackle this two ways:

(1) in counseling terms (thoughts, feelings and behaviors) or

(2) in Psychology terms (social, emotional, economic, spiritual, and cognitively).

 

So, for example, a college education will change your (see #1), thoughts by having you critically analyze incoming information, whereas before your college educaion, you would rely on past experience to make decisions.

 

Or, (see #2) a college educaion will change you socially because educated people have more to offer other people because they are well read and well versed in a variety of subjects.

 

Does this help?

 

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Expert:  Nancy replied 5 years ago.

Another thing - you may want to find some concepts specific to social psychology in yout text and use those instead of the concepts I provided

 

... and also add, "this would change my self-schema by....."

 

 

Customer: replied 5 years ago.
Thanks.. I got it
Expert:  Nancy replied 5 years ago.
Great! I hope it helps :-)

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