In Mead's theory, which concepts refer to cultural standards acquired through socialization?
A) a significant other
B) the generalized other
C) the "I"
D) the "me"
Jasinder is a nine-year-old girl who is already highly skilled at soccer and sought after as a teammate. According to Mead, what is her success dependent upon?
A) evoking memories
B) taking the role of the self
C) repressing the significant other
D) simultaneously taking the role of several others
According to the textbook, which of the following best characterizes parents who encourage their children by telling them that they can do whatever they set their minds to?
A) They are right to a degree, but should also consider societal influences on success.
B) They are right concerning today's society, but would have been wrong in the past.
C) They are completely right.
D) They are completely wrong.
Nasser went to the mall on his lunch hour and on an impulse decided to buy a pair of the latest Nike running shoes. After work, he went back and returned the shoes because they were very expensive and he already had four pairs in his closet. What part of his self made the decision to buy the shoes in the first place?
D) subconscious ego