self-other

self-other

a concept that characterizes people who believe that the source of power is within the self as opposed to those who believe that it is in others. See also locus of control.
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On self-other discrepancies in medical decision making.
Self-other differences in decision-making: Questions, studies and reflection.
Desirability or feasibility: Self-other decision-making differences.
Perceived harm to others, especially more vulnerable novice investors, and the self-other perceptual discrepancy were found in this study to be significant predictors of support for censorship represented by warnings about anonymous information on the Internet recommending stocks.
In the latter three models the diamond model was employed to test the simultaneous effects of the self-others gap as well as the additive influence of self and others together.
Theoretically this would fit with the development of the self-others template that was formed in response to the disidentification process.
The order of self-others presentation was counterbalanced.
In order to assess whether certain attributions differentially contributed to the self-others main effect, a 2 x 10 repeated measures analysis of variance was carried out on the ratings for the ten attributions for self and other.

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