The Self in the Social World

This assignment allows you to explore the effects of social influences on personal development.

Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you examine the concept of the self. Address the following: Identify who was in the radius of significant others that shaped your development through your toddler, child, and adolescent years. Identify verbal messages you recall that suggested situational or dispositional attributions about you. Describe how you developed your current attitudes toward authority, competitors, subordinates, the opposite sex, or another generation. Explore the effects your social world has had on your developing professional identity.

Cite at least 2 scholarly references.