Social Psychology

Student Learning Program

Chapter 6: Social identity

Key Terms

social identity
Those aspects of the self-concept that derive from an individual's knowledge and feelings about the group memberships he or she shares with others

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In this chapter

  1. Chapter 6 introduction
  2. Categorizing oneself as a group member
  3. Me, you, and them: Effects of social categorization
  4. When group memberships are negative
  5. Chapter overview (PDF)
  6. Fill-in-the-blanks
  7. Multiple-choice questions