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Lecture 5

PSYC 260 Lecture Notes - Lecture 5: Parasympathetic Nervous System, Counterfactual Thinking, Affective Forecasting

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PSYC 260
Lisa Droogendyk

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Week 5 - Social Perception Pt 2
-How individuals think about and perceive other people
Last week’s review (LCC)
Does the self fulfilling prophecy also apply to expectations of ourselves?
Are there any other universal emotional expressions?
-Not enough research on the other potential universal expressions
3 weeks away
-Exam: 11:30-12:45
-Class 1:00-2:20
-Exam and class split the class time
-Lecture AND textbook material
-Multple choice (approx 25 questions - 1 pt each)
-Short answer (2-3 questions,) 4 points each
-definitions, explanations, examples, real life examples (2 social psych processes
-explain psychological processes
-No names of researchers
-name may appear
Short Writing Assignment 2
-Due in 5 weeks (Wed March 9, 11:59pm)
-Choose article from a recent newspaper or magazine (published after November 15th, 2015)
-Describe how a concept from social psychology could contribute to our understanding of the
-cognitive psych, (a section)
-do NOT pick a psychology journal article (no academic articles)
-newspaper, popular magazine
-Do NOT pick an article from the media that is already about psychology
-sports, music, current events, then apply social psych to it
-search “how to find journal articles”
Social Perception
Mimicry: unconsciously copy the nonverbal expressions of others
Bi directional with liking
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