CULTURE & SELF. The Cultural Construction of Self and Positive Self-Regard. Western concept of Self: Independent Self-Construal.
The Cultural Construction of Self and Positive Self-Regard
1. Is more “tuned in” to positive attributes about the self than to negative attributes (FUE)
2. Tends to explain positive behaviors and outcome more in terms of personality traits than in terms of situational factors(SSB/ fundamental attribution error; FAE).
3. Tends to think that something bad is less likely to happen to them than it is to similar others (UO)