Chapter 2 defines self-concept and discusses how social norms, family, culture,
Chapter 2 defines self-concept and discusses how social norms, family, culture, and media influence self-perception. For the purpose of this discussion, let’s specifically focus on how the media and technology influences the self-concept.
Please write a 350-450 word initial post that responds to each question below:
What are at least two different ways that mass media and technology shapes the self-concept? Provide specific examples to support your experiences and observations.
Does technology impact our self-esteem in a positive way? Why or why not?