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Shame: The Exposed Self
- M. Lewis
- 22 January 1992
Shame, the quintessential human emotion, received little attention during the years in which the central forces believed to be motivating us were identified as primitive instincts like sex and…
In this chapter, I discuss children's developing awareness and understanding of emotions – both the emotions that they themselves feel and the emotions felt by other people. I first describe…
Handbook of Emotions
Part 1. Interdisciplinary Foundations. R.C. Solomon, The Philosophy of Emotions. P.N. Stearns, History of Emotions: Issues of Change and Impact. J.E. Stets, J.H. Turner, The Sociology of Emotions. J.…
- M. Lewis
- PsychologyEncyclopedia of Personality and Individual…
Introduction Until recently, the self-conscious emotions have been poorly studied. Little research on their meaning, how they develop, and how individual differences arises have been conducted, even…
Differences in shame and pride as a function of children's gender and task difficulty.
3-year-old children were presented with easy and difficult tasks and their emotional responses of shame and pride were observed, and girls showed more shame than boys when subjects failed.
Social cognition and the acquisition of self
1 The Origins of Self.- Social Cognition.- Duality of Self.- Theoretical Accounts of the Origins of Self.- Self Knowledge and Self Awareness.- Plan of This Volume.- 2 Mirror Representations of Self.-…
The relations among body image, physical attractiveness, and body mass in adolescence.
The results support the idea that, overall, adolescents' body image has little to do with how others perceive them, but once developed remains constant through much of adolescence.
Adjustment following sexual abuse discovery: the role of shame and attributional style.
Of note, patterns of change in shame and attribution predicted which children remained at risk or improved in adjustment, and age and gender differences were found in adjustment over time.