All of the following are guidelines for improving self-concept except:
a. make a firm commitment to personal growth
b. gain and use knowledge to support personal growth
c. set goals that are realistic and fair
d. seek contexts that support personal change
e. make a social comparisons.
According to research discussed in Chapter 1, for intimates, talking about a vision of a
a. Is the most powerful ties that link people.
b. is uncommon in romantic relationships.
c. reveals the "dark side" of the relationships.
d. provides a way for partners to communicate in secret code.
Jorge says, "When I do badly on a test or paper, I usually say either the professor was
unfair or I had too much to do that week and couldn't study like I wanted to. But when
my friends do badly on a test, I tend to think they're not good in that subject or they
aren't disciplined or whatever." This is an example of: