60. ASSIGNMENT FIVE
1. Briefly discuss the self and self-knowledge, including the idea of personal
versus social identity. Also, define self-esteem and the perspectives on selfesteem
presented in your text (such as whether high self-esteem is always
beneficial, gender differences in self-esteem, and self-evaluations).
2. What are self-serving biases, and what is unrealistic optimism? Explain these
topics, providing examples to clarify.