Unit 2 > Self Concept

Self concept

Self Concept

Self Concept is about how we see ourselves and how others see us.

A range of factors influence an individual’s self concept.  These factors are :

  • Age
  • Appearance
  • Gender
  • Culture
  • Emotional development
  • Education
  • Relationships with other people
  • Sexual orientation
  • Life experiences.

We can have a positive (good) self concept .


We can have a negative (poor) self concept.

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