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   It is important to define self-concept.  Self-concept is an
important concept in psychology.  What is the self-concept?  

Self-concept Definition:

The self-concept is the perception that one has of oneself.

     
The self-concept may include the perception of one's
abilities, motives, attitudes, beliefs, and other personality
characteristics.

Self-concept Examples:

A person views herself as a kind person.

A person views himself as having an exceptional artistic
ability.

A person see herself as motivated to make a significant
contribution to society.

A person sees himself as perceiving equality, freedom, and
fairness as important values.