Talk:Self-monitoring

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The original wikilink to situationism was misleading, so I have now fixed it. ACEOREVIVED 19:26, 16 May 2007 (UTC)

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There's a little ':)' in the history section. Wondering if that was intentional? Cheers :) —Preceding unsigned comment added by 75.92.92.20 (talk) 03:18, 26 April 2011 (UTC)

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Just to share sth. Does the trait vs situation debate really fit here? Behaviour of low self-monitors is not really dependent solely on traits, as they are more "truthful" to themselves. I believe the issue here is that self-monitoring can be described a process of inner self-control over internal stimuli with the aim of better social presentation (which is then not achieved as the mind does not have enough resources to switch attention on social stimuli and to react adequately on them). High self-monitoring does not mean being "dependent on the situation;" it rather means some people (HSM) do exhibit self-monitoring cognitive tendencies to a higher extent than other people (LSM). In addition, high self-monitoring is rather detrimental, as far as I remember some citations in the very generic social psychology workbook I read 7 years ago.) That was just short now. I hope I have the time to revise this article. It is a bit loose. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 130.204.108.204 (talk) 20:44, 17 December 2011 (UTC)

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Hi, I think you did an excellent job of explaining this concept in a way that is easy for all to understand, however I do have some suggestions. The link you have for dramaturgy does not take the reader to the page for dramaturgy in sociology but to a page for theater which can be very confusing for someone who is not familiar with this topic. I also think the section on applying Self-Monitoring deserves further explanation. There are a lot of interesting findings on how high and low self-monitors behave in different situations and in their evaluations of others which could really improve the quality of this article and the general understanding of this topic. CStratton22 (talk) 04:46, 13 September 2013 (UTC)

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Hi, I think you did an excellent job of explaining this concept in a way that is easy for all to understand, however I do have some suggestions. Is it possible to give a more balanced view on the introduction on the flaws associated with being a super high self-monitor. It seems to me that the very low-self monitor is a monster. I think there is just as much evidence that the very high self-monitor would be too. Right? What would be the disadvantages of being a self monitor that does that to the extreme. — Preceding unsigned comment added by Pierrejcd (talkcontribs) 19:54, 6 July 2015 (UTC)