SELF-DECEPTION By N., Sam M.S. - 8 1. A failure to see your own limitations. 2. Developing a false or an unrealistic concept of you. To deceive you by making unrealistic self-concept and thinking about development of good traits that doesn SELF-DECEPTION: "Joe used self-deception in believing he could do anything he wanted." Related Psychology Terms ADOLESCENCE (Theories) Piaget’s Theory of Cognitive Development DEVELOPMENTAL TASKS PERSONALITY TRAIT THEORY Dissociative Identity Disorder Hitler and Conformity SELF-CONCEPT TESTS PARALOGICAL THINKING LEVEL OF ASPIRATION JUNG, CARL GUSTAV (1875-1961) Cite this page: N., Sam M.S., "SELF-DECEPTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-deception/ (accessed September 30, 2022).