Episode 018 - How much do we know ourselves?

In this episode, we culminated our discussion on personality and motivation in previous episodes together with the concept of self-identity. How much do we know ourselves?

“There are three things extremely hard: steel, a diamond, and to know one’s self.” – Benjamin Franklin, Poor Richard’s Almanac, 1750.

Some to the references we mentioned in this episode include

Brewer, M. B., & Hewstone, M. (Eds.). (2004). Perspectives on social psychology.Self and social identity. Blackwell Publishing.

Mead, G.H. (1934). Mind, Self, and Society from the Standpoint of a Social Behaviorist. University of Chicago Press: Chicago.

Erikson, E.H. (1968). Identity: youth and crisis. Norton & Co.

McAdams, D. P. (1995). What do we know when we know a person? Journal of Personality, 63(3), 365–396.

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Episode 018 - How much do we know ourselves?
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