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Stalking the perfect measure of implicit self-esteem: the blind men and the elephant revisited?
TLDR
Investigation of the reliability and validity of seven implicit self-esteem measures found some evidence that implicitSelfesteem measures are sensitive to context, but overall, the implicit measures were limited in their ability to predict criterion variables.
Identity fusion: the interplay of personal and social identities in extreme group behavior.
TLDR
Among fused persons, both the personal and social self may energize and direct group-related behavior, and the 2 forms of identity may combine synergistically, fostering exceptionally high levels of extreme behavior.
CAPITALIZING ON DIVERSITY: INTERPERSONAL CONGRUENCE IN SMALL WORK GROUPS.
We introduce interpersonal congruence--the degree to which group members see others in the group as others see themselves--as a moderator of the relationship between diversity and group
Identity negotiation: where two roads meet.
  • W. Swann
  • Business
    Journal of personality and social psychology
  • 1 December 1987
TLDR
The research discussed here is based on the assumption that targets play an active role in the identity negotiation process, and suggests that perceivers and targets enter their interactions with independent and sometimes conflicting agendas that are resolved through a process of identity negotiation.
When group membership gets personal: a theory of identity fusion.
TLDR
Possible causes of identity fusion--ranging from relatively distal, evolutionary, and cultural influences to more proximal, contextual influences--are discussed and possible effects on pro-group actions are mediated by perceptions of arousal and invulnerability.
Authenticity and positivity strivings in marriage and courtship.
TLDR
For married people with negative self-views, intimacy increased as their spouses evaluated them more negatively, while dating persons were most intimate with partners who evaluated them favorably.
Self-liking and self-competence as dimensions of global self-esteem: initial validation of a measure.
TLDR
Self-liking and self-competence were related to several theoretically linked constructs--depression, self-perceived abilities, and perceived parental approval--with the resulting pattern of correlations supporting their conceptualization as substantively distinct dimensions.
From self-conceptions to self-worth: on the sources and structure of global self-esteem.
Three factors were identified that uniquely contribute to people's global self-esteem: (a) people's tendencies to experience positive and negative affective states, (b) people's specific self-views
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