The Handbook of Theories of Social Psychology is an essential resource for researchers and students of social psychology and related disciplines.

Self-Categorization Theory

Self-Categorization Theory

Self-categorization theory


The focus of this chapter is self-categorization theory (SCT). SCT is a theory of the nature of the self that recognizes that perceivers are both individuals and group member, explains how and when people will define themselves as individual and group entities and its implications, and ...

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