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Social Interactions;Social Intelligence & Learning Styles

1. Explain how having a negative self-schema affects one's social interactions. How does social intelligence affect one's responses in any given situation? How might a person's self-guides impact his or her perspective on the world?
2. Describe how a person's cognitive style influences learning style. How is personality influenced by inherent learning styles and learning environments?

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1. Explain how having a negative self-schema affects one's social interactions. How does social intelligence affect one's responses in any given situation? How might a person's self-guides impact his or her perspective on the world?

A self-schema "is a belief or idea about oneself that leads to a bias. That is self-perpetuating" (AlleyDog, 2013). If one has a negative self-schema, then one believes they are less able or less worthy than others. Thus, in social interactions one is limited by theses thoughts. Self-schemas box people in, shaping what individuals believe and how capable they feel. Social intelligence is the ability to get along with others and to get other people to cooperate with you. Social intelligence affects one's responses in a given situation by guiding the individual based on past experience. So, if an individual was ...

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This solution discusses how having a negative self-schema affects one's social interactions. It also discusses how social intelligence can affect one's responses in any given situation and how a person's self-guides impact his or her perspective on the world. In addition, it describes how a person's cognitive style influences learning style and how personality is influenced by inherent learning styles and learning environments. Includes examples and APA formatted references.

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