Looking-Glass Self

The Looking-Glass Self is a concept, rooted in Social Psychology, that was first expressed in 1902 by Charles Horton Cooley. It states that the person's "self" grows out of their own social interactions and from the perceptions of others, or that a person's self-concepts are based on the beliefs and feelings about how others feel about them. This concept is based on the belief that human actions and interactions are based on conformity to other people's beliefs and perceptions.

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