Vol.3 No.1 (January 2013)
Self-Enhance or Self-Verification: The Conditions of Motivation and Effect
Because of the difference of processing resources, self-view certainty, relationship quality and culture, Self-enhance and Self-verification motive are activated in different conditions respectively. Psychologists have more mixed view about psychological and physiological function of Self-enhance and Self-verification. Appropriate Self-enhance or Self-verification can bring the benefits on emotion, relationships and achievement etc., but disorders appearing when these two self-motivates combine with some negative personal characters. The future studies should consider further discussion from the combination of different motives, life-span development and cultural differences.
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