Self-perception theory, which was proposed by psychologist Daryl Bem in 1965, consists of two postulates. The first is that individuals learn about their own attitudes, emotions, and other internal states partially by inferring them from observations of their own behavior and the circumstances in which their behavior occurs. The second is that, to the extent that individuals’ internal cues regarding their internal states are weak or ambiguous, they must infer those internal states in the same... więcej
Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, 2019. 5p.