What Is Self-Concept in Psychology? - Definition & Overview - Quiz & Worksheet


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What is self-concept?

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1. What best describes when your self-concept is being threatened?

2. What best describes when your self-concept is seeking change?

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About this Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and worksheet combo will help you quickly assess your understanding of self-concept. You will be quizzed on what self-concept is and how a person can have a strong self-concept.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use this printable worksheet and quiz to review:

  • Self-concept definition
  • When the self-concept is threatened
  • The self-concept seeking change
  • Self-concept seeks improvement
  • Describe a solid and strong self-concept

Skills Practiced

This quiz and worksheet allow students to test the following skills:

  • Reading comprehension- ensure that you draw the most important information from the related comments on self-concept lesson
  • Information recall- access the knowledge you've gained regarding change and the self-concept
  • Knowledge application- use your knowledge to answer questions about improving your self-concept

Additional Learning

To learn more about self-concept, review the accompanying lesson on Self-Concept in Psychology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define self-concept
  • Identify the different forms of self such as actual, ideal, and imagined self
  • Recall the negotiation between the ideal and actual self
  • Learn about the five basic components of self-concept such as change, stability, protection, problem solving and improvement