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An Analysis on the Two Processes of Social Comparison and Self-Comparison
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  • Journal title : Journal of Digital Convergence
  • Volume 14, Issue 3,  2016, pp.445-452
  • Publisher : The Society of Digital Policy and Management
  • DOI : 10.14400/JDC.2016.14.3.445
 Title & Authors
An Analysis on the Two Processes of Social Comparison and Self-Comparison
Kang, Hye-Ja;
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 Abstract
The purposes of this study were to examine the two processes of social comparison and self-comparison, and to suggest the applications of social comparison theories and self-comparison theories. For these purposes, social comparison theory, self-evaluation maintenance model, control theory, self-discrepancy theory, regulatory focus theory, and temporal comparison theory were reviewed. The processes of social comparison and self-comparison are different, but both comparisons are similar in that they have some effects on self-evaluation, emotion, motivation and behaviors. Suggestions on education, health, economic justice and interpersonal relationships were discussed.
 Keywords
social comparison;self-evaluation maintenance;self comparison;control theory;self-discrepancy;regulatory focus;temporal comparison;
 Language
Korean
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