Social Psychology Exam Two Review
Social Psychology Exam Two Review 21198
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Social Psychology Exam Two Review Chapters Four and Five Social Cognition How do We think Schemas Categories 0 How We identify things 0 Naturally occurring 0 Example Professors I We assume what they look like Scripts Type of schema Can lead to inaccuracies How a series of events is likely to occur 0 Example going to class Activating schemas can affect behaviors Priming Recent exposure to certain stimuli or events increases accessibility of certain schemas Heuristics Time saving mental shortcuts 0 Can be biased and inaccurate Representativeness 0 Student or teacher Availability 0 Car problems 0 Probability of an event Anchoring and adjustment 0 Population in Cincinnati 0 Biased towards a starting value Hindsight Bias Tendency to overestimate ability to have foreseen an outcome 0 Desire to make sense of things 0 Knew it all along Counterfactual thinking Tendency to evaluate events by imagining alternate versions or outcomes to what actually happened Reasons why we do this 0 Helps us emotionally cope 0 Helps us prepare for the future Thought suppression Attempt to prevent certain thought from entering the consciousness Implicit cognition Automatic monitoring process Explicit cognition Operating process Person perception How we draw conceptions about other people Nonverbal behavior First impression Nonconscious mimicry Adapting behaviors motions and mannerisms of interaction partners without conscious awareness We are all na39139ve scientists Want to know Why people do What they do Internal and external attributions Internal the person is at faultin control Explicit an outside force is at hand Correspondent inference theory Generalization 0 Social desirability 0 Choice 0 Noncommon effects Covariation Model Covariation principle Discounting principle To assess covariation Consensus Consistency Distinctiveness Fundamental attribution Error Cultural differences ActorObserver effect Attribute own behavior to external causes Attribute others behavior to internal causes Attitude Negative and positive evaluations Implicit and explicit attitudes Dual attitude Simultaneously processing contradicting implicit and explicit attitudes What shapes attitudes Reference groups 0 Large or small 0 Shapes social and political attitudes How do automatic processes shape attitudes Mere exposure effect Effect of changes in body posture head movements and facial expressions Conditioning shapes attitudes Classical conditioning Learn through association Operant conditioning Learn through punishment or reward Cognitive dissonance Feeling of discomfort when performing an action inconsistent with one s beliefs Likely to occur when Attitudebehavior discrepancy occurs Perception of free choice Reasons to justify behaviors are Weak Individualist culture Individual differences Selfperception theory We often infer our internal states by observing our behavior 0 Such as our attitudes The theory of planned behavior Behavior intentions are most predictive Persuasion Elaboration likelihood model Persuasive messages change attitudes in two Ways 0 Central route processing 0 High EL 0 Peripheral route processing 0 Low EL Source inferences on persuasion Source credibility Sleeper effect 0 Learn something from a noncredible source 0 Forget about it later on 0 Later assume it s true Attractiveness Physical appearance Likeability Similarity Other aspects of persuasive messages Rapid speech Fear Humor TWo sided message Counter arguments What happens if We resist What happens if we fail in generating adequate counter arguments What happens if We are impressed with our own ability to counter argue What happens if We are not impressed
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