Ch 10 Notes- Social Psychology
Ch 10 Notes- Social Psychology PSYC 3520
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Date Created: 10/28/15
Social Psychology Alice Brawley Chapter 10 Behavior in Groups BEHAVIOR IN FRONT OF OTHERS I We are interdependent we in uence each other 1 Social Facilitation doing something in front of other people makes you better at it 2 Social Inhibition doing something in front of other people makes you worse at it a EX Giving a speech typing in front of others WHEN DOES EACH ONE HAPPEN I In general the presence of other people makes us more likely to do our dominant I39CSpOIlSC O Practiced a lot know very well I If dominant response is correct or good social facilitation 0 Ex Practices speech a lot do better in front of other people I If dominant response is wronghad social inhibition 0 I Why 0 0 Ex Not practicing speech practicing sitting down or in head Other people s presence is arousing aware attentive Other people s presence is motivating I Caring what others think evaluation apprehension I EX Care whether someone thinks you are attractive Is distracting I So try harder I For easy tasks do better I Social facilitation I For difficult tasks may not do any better I Social inhibition Physiological challenge or threat response I Physiological blood pressure sweating I Challenge have resources needed to accomplish practiced act I Threat don t have those resources 3 Social Loafing when you work less hard as part of a group compared to working alone Social Psychology Alice Brawley a EX Group project 4 Social Compensation working extra hard to make up for lazy or incompetent group members WHEN 0 Social Loafing 0 Group performance is not important to the person I EX Not a big part of your grade The person does not think their contribution is necessary for group success Larger group Individual contribution is not identifiable When is social loafing less likely to happen I Incentives paid points I Meaningful passionatecareinterestingdifficult 0000 0 Social Compensation 0 Group performance is important to the person I EX Big part of grade 0 The person does think their contribution is necessary for group success SOCIAL IMPACT THEORY how strong is the in uence of other people s presence 1 Number of other people 2 Strengthimportancepower of other people 3 Immediacy closeness in space or time DEINDIVIDUATION anonymity of a group leads people to do things they would not do alone 0 EX Rioting spring break 0 Generally negative CROWDING subjective own perception feeling of having too little space SOCIAL DENSITY objective actual count number of people in a give space
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