1. These are the personal qualities that a person has and displays to others consistently that they part of your essential self. The public persona may represent the person or it can be a contrived image. 2. Collective self-theory. These are the social psychological concepts of personal and interpersonal factors. People will favour an in-group as it is part of their identity.

SOCIAL IDENTITY: "Joe's social identity is the same as his public persona."
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