Exam 2 Study guide Lifespan Development
Exam 2 Study guide Lifespan Development PSY 09218
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Quiz 2 Guide Stereotypes beliefs that associate a whole group of people with certain traits Prejudice negative feelings of others because of their connection to a social group Discrimination Behavior directed toward people because of their membership in a social group Social Loafing group produced reduction in individual output where contributions are pooled 0 Not true when the goal is valued Aggression behaVior intended to harm another person Instrumental Aggression in icting harm to obtain something of value Emotional Aggression in icting harm for its own sake Both words and deeds can be aggression Men are more Violent than women Females are better indirect aggression 91 of murders in 2008 were by males 80 of Victims were also male Testosterone Studies link testosterone to increased aggression Serotonin Serotonin seems to restrain impulsive acts of aggression 0 Lower levels of serotonin may increase the likelihood of aggression Back to Social Learning Theory of Albert Bandura 0 Bobo doll experiement 0 Aggressive behavior is often learned Social rejection is the most significant risk factor for adolescent violence May lead to displacement Aggressing against a substitute target Catharsis Displacing aggression in safe ways Conformity the tendency to change our perceptions opinions or behaVior in ways consistent with group norms under the in uences of others OBEDIENCE Behavior change produced by the commands of authority Two Routes to Persuasion 0 Central route 0 Person hears the arguments and is in uenced by the message 0 Works through reception and acceptance 0 Peripheral route 0 Person doesn t think carefully but is sold by superficial cues 0 Do you vote for someone because a certain celebrity does The Need for Af liation the desire to establish social contact and maintain many rewarding interpersonal relationships Law of Proximity 0 We often fall in love with someone we see often 0 We learn about people and see good qualities 0 Called the mere exposure effect 0 Work and school most common 0 Bars and on vacation are least common Law of Similarity 0 People who fall in love often share common beliefs attitudes intellect interests Law of Reciprocity 0 The other person is interested in us 0 When we are recipients of complements and expressions of love we respond in kind
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