SELF-PERCEPTION THEORY By N., Pam M.S. - April 13, 2013 The theory that states people only have a limited access to the attitudes, beliefs, traits or their psychological states. We must use inference cues to find out more about ourselves. SELF-PERCEPTION THEORY: "The self-perception theory has been used to explain the foot in the door techniques." Related Psychology Terms SOCIAL COMPARISON THEORY INTERNALIZATION SULLIVAN'S INTERPERSONAL THEORY THEORY OF MIND NARRATIVE THEORY CCC THEORY CUBE MODEL INTROSPECTION FIELD DEPENDENCE BRAINWASHING Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SELF-PERCEPTION THEORY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/self-perception-theory/ (accessed September 16, 2021).