click links in text for more info


One's self-concept is a collection of beliefs about oneself. Self-concept embodies the answer to "Who am I?". Self-concept is distinguishable from self-awareness, which refers to the extent to which self-knowledge is defined and applicable to one's attitudes and dispositions. Self-concept differs from self-esteem: self-concept is a cognitive or descriptive component of one's self, while self-esteem is evaluative and opinionated. Self-concept is made up of one's self-schemas, interacts with self-esteem, self-knowledge, the social self to form the self as a whole, it includes the past and future selves, where future selves represent individuals' ideas of what they might become, what they would like to become, or what they are afraid of becoming. Possible selves may function as incentives for certain behaviour; the perception people have about their past or future selves relates to their perception of their current selves. The temporal self-appraisal theory argues that people have a tendency to maintain a positive self-evaluation by distancing themselves from their negative self and paying more attention to their positive one.

In addition, people have a tendency to perceive the past self less favourably and the future self more positively. Psychologists Carl Rogers and Abraham Maslow had major influence in popularizing the idea of self-concept in the west. According to Rogers, everyone strives to reach an "ideal self". Rogers hypothesized that psychologically healthy people move away from roles created by others' expectations, instead look within themselves for validation. On the other hand, neurotic people have "self-concepts, they are afraid to accept their own experiences as valid, so they distort them, either to protect themselves or to win approval from others."The self-categorization theory developed by John Turner states that the self-concept consists of at least two "levels": a personal identity and a social one. In other words, one's self-evaluation how others perceive them. Self-concept can alternate between one's personal and social identity. Children and adolescents begin integrating social identity into their own self-concept in elementary school by assessing their position among peers.

By age 5, acceptance from peers affects children's self-concept, affecting their behaviour and academic success. The self-concept is an internal model that uses self-assessments in order to define one's self-schemas. Features such as personality and abilities, occupation and hobbies, physical characteristics, etc. are assessed and applied to self-schemas, which are ideas of oneself in a particular dimension. A collection of self-schemas makes up one's overall self-concept. For example, the statement "I am lazy" is a self-assessment. Statements such as "I am tired", would not be part of someone's self-concept, since being tired is a temporary state and therefore cannot become a part of a self-schema. A person's self-concept may change with time as reassessment occurs, which in extreme cases can lead to identity crises. According to Carl Rogers, the self-concept has three different components: The view you have of yourself How much value you place on yourself What you wish you were like Researchers debate over when self-concept development begins.

Some assert that gender stereotypes and expectations set by parents for their children affect children's understanding of themselves by age 3. However, at this developmental stage, children have a broad sense of self they use words such as big or nice to describe themselves to others. While this represents the beginnings of self-concept, others suggest that self-concept develops around age 7 or 8. At this point, children are developmentally prepared to interpret their own feelings and abilities, as well as receive and consider feedback from peers and family. In adolescence, the self-concept undergoes a significant time of change. Self-concept changes more and instead, existing concepts are refined and solidified. However, the development of self-concept during adolescence shows a “U”-shaped curve, in which general self-concept decreases in early adolescence, followed by an increase in adolescence. Additionally, teens begin to evaluate their abilities on a continuum, as opposed to the "yes/no" evaluation of children.

For example, while children might evaluate themselves "smart", teens might evaluate themselves as "not the smartest, but smarter than average." Despite differing opinions about the onset of self-concept development, researchers agree on the importance of one's self-concept, which influences people's behaviors and cognitive and emotional outcomes including academic achievement, levels of happiness, social integration, self-esteem, life-satisfaction. Academic self-concept refers to the personal beliefs about their academic skills; some research suggests that it begins developing from ages 3 to 5 due to influence from parents and early educators. By age 10 or 11, children assess their academic abilities by comparing themselves to their peers; these social comparisons are referred to as self-estimates. Self-estimates of cognitive ability are most accurate when evaluating subjects that deal wi

Whindersson Nunes

Whindersson Nunes Batista is a Brazilian comedian and YouTuber known for his comedy videos since 2013. In October 2016, his YouTube channel whinderssonnunes became the most subscribed in Brazil, but it was surpassed by Canal KondZilla in February 2018, his channel is the 20th most-subscribed channel on YouTube, at over 38.2 million subscribers and 3.22 billion views. Whindersson Nunes Batista was born in Palmeira do Piauí and grew up in Bom Jesus, Piauí. At the age of fifteen he decided, he did several attempts to get his channel recognized. However, shortly thereafter he returned to producing videos for the channel, the videos began to receive more views, it was when he launched the parody Alô vó, tô reprovado in 2012, which within a week received five million views. Whindersson moved to Teresina, he had no place to live, but was invited by the YouTuber Bob Nunes to live with his family in a neighborhood in the northern part of the city. From there on the channel began to rise in popularity, however, on 20 January 2013, the channel was hacked and deleted.

After this occurrence, Whindersson created a new channel on 21 January 2013, that still exists to this day. On 28 February 2018, Whindersson and his girlfriend, Luisa Sonza, got married in a religious ceremony in a Catholic chapel with sea view, in Alagoas, Brazil; the channel has around 37.6 million subscribers, over 3 billion views, more than 360 videos, The channel has many types of content: from parodies, songwriting to movie reviews. Its main marks are its simplistic editing and costumes used by Whindersson, who always is shirtless in a messy room, without any type of editing besides cuts, he always starts his videos with the phrase: "Hey guys watching my channel, how are you?" He humorously portrays subjects of his day-to-day childhood. The channel is the second most influential YouTube channel, according to research by Snack Intelligence; the most watched video of the channel is the parody entitled WHAT IS THE WIFI PASSWORD – Parody Adele – Hello, that exceeds 69 million views. Whindersson Nunes does acting and stand-up.

He's in the cast of "The Penetras 2" with Pc Siqueira, Júlio Cocielo and Maju Trindade as newcomers in the cast and the veterans are: Mariana Ximenes, Marcelo Adnet and Eduardo Sterblitch. Whindersson Nunes is in the cast called "Internet – The Movie", along with other famous youtubers, among them: Kéfera Buchmann, Christian Figueiredo and Rafinha Bastos; the channel hit 10 million subscribers on 14 July 2016, making it the second most subscribed channel in Brazil, behind only to Porta dos Fundos surpassing them to become the most subscribed channel of Brazil less than three months later. In the same year, Snack Intelligence, division of the channel Snack network on YouTube that monitors and analyzes the digital audiovisual market, determined Whindersson was the second most influential YouTuber in the world, behind only Felix Arvid Ulf Kjellberg, popularly known as PewDiePie. In addition, a survey released by Google, made in partnership by Provokers and Meio & Mensagem consultants, revealed that Whindersson is the second most influential Brazilian personality among 14–17-year olds in Brazil, behind only Luciano Huck

Irina Margareta Nistor

Irina Margareta Nistor, born 26 March 1957, is a Romanian translator and film critic. Nistor worked as a translator of TV programs in Romania under the Communist regime, is known for secretly dubbing over 3,000 banned movie titles on VHS tapes smuggled in from the West. During the time of the Cold War, these tapes spread throughout Romania, her voice became known throughout the country. In a recent New York Times video about Nistor, one of the interviewees observes: "We did start to wonder why all the films were dubbed by the same voice… is the most well known voice in Romania after Ceaușescu’s...”Nistor worked for The Romanian Television from 1980 until 1999, first as a film translator as a program producer. In 1993, she produced, in French, for TV5 Europe a one-hour program called “The Romanian Cinema after 1989”. Nistor is featured in the documentary Chuck Norris vs Communism, directed by London-based Romanian filmmaker, Ilinca Calugareanu, its European premiere was at the Edinburgh International Film Festival on 24 and 25 June 2015.

The film was screened at the Hawaii European Cinema: Hawaii's European Film Festival on 17 October 2015. The film screened at Cinequest 2016, in San Jose, California, USA. Nistor remains active within the Romanian film industry. In 2012, she launched the Psychoanalysis and Film Festival, headed by psychoanalyst Andrea Sabbadini, the Romanian extension of the European Psychoanalytic Film Festival presided by Italian director Bernardo Bertolucci. For nine years, she has presented a weekly one hour Sunday program on Radio Guerrilla, The Voice of the Movies. In 2006, she published a book about her mentor, film critic D. I. Suchianu, she was an HBO adviser and a member of the screenplay jury in film financing procedures of the Romanian National Fund of Cinematography. She has been the film selector for the DaKINO international film festival

Lilian Heinz

Lilián Heinz is an Argentine sprinter who competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics and won medals in two Pan American Games. Heinz competed in the 1951 Pan American Games at the age of 15, winning the bronze medal in the 100 metres and the 4 x 100 metres relay. A year Heinz competed in the 1952 Summer Olympics in Helsinki, Finland, she ran in the 100 metres and finished third in her first round heat, eliminating her from the competition. Just days she took part in the 200 metres, again being eliminated at the heat stage after finishing fourth, her final event in the Olympics was the 4 x 100 metres relay with teammates Lilian Buglia, Gladys Erbetta and Ana María Fontán. The team finished in third place behind Australia and the Netherlands and so did not progress to the final. Heinz competed in the 1955 Pan American Games in Mexico City, where she was part of the team that won the silver medal in the 4 x 100 metres relay

Takuya Haneda

Takuya Haneda is a Japanese male slalom canoeist who has competed since the early 2000s. He won a bronze medal in the C1 event at the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, becoming the first Asian canoeist to win an Olympic medal, he won a gold medal in the C1 event at the 2014 Asian Games. At the 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing he was eliminated in the qualifying round of the C1 event finishing in 14th place. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London he was able to qualify for the final and finished in 7th place in the C1 event. Haneda has lived and trained in Slovakia since the age of 18, he is coached by former Slovak canoeist Milan Kubáň. Takuya Haneda at the International Canoe Federation Takuya Haneda at the International Olympic Committee

Hollywood, South Carolina

Hollywood is a town in Charleston County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 4,714 at the 2010 census, up from 3,946 in 2000. Hollywood is part of the Charleston, South Carolina metropolitan area and the Charleston-North Charleston Urbanized Area. Hollywood is located in western Charleston County at 32°44′48″N 80°13′34″W, it is bordered by Ravenel to Meggett to the south. Charleston is 21 miles to the east. According to the United States Census Bureau, Hollywood has a total area of 24.5 square miles, of which 23.1 square miles is land and 1.4 square miles, or 5.64%, is water. As of the census of 2000, there were 3,946 people, 1,392 households, 1,056 families residing in the town; the population density was 196.8 people per square mile. There were 1,516 housing units at an average density of 75.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the town was 68.78% African American, 29.78% White, 0.15% Native American, 0.10% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.79% from other races, 0.38% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.72% of the population. There were 1,392 households out of which 32.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 48.2% were married couples living together, 23.0% had a female householder with no husband present, 24.1% were non-families. 20.7% of all households were made up of individuals and 8.1% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.83 and the average family size was 3.30. In the town, the population was spread out with 29.5% under the age of 18, 7.6% from 18 to 24, 26.3% from 25 to 44, 26.3% from 45 to 64, 10.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females, there were 86.4 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 83.9 males. The median income for a household in the town was $30,297, the median income for a family was $35,406. Males had a median income of $29,306 versus $20,115 for females; the per capita income for the town was $17,521. About 18.7% of families and 22.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 31.3% of those under age 18 and 32.0% of those age 65 or over.

The city is run by an elected mayor-council government system. Annette Sausser, Ezell Middleton, Kenny Smalls, Arnold Collins, Ned Mitchell. Town of Hollywood official website