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Department
Sociology
Course
SOC101Y1
Professor
Sheldon Ungar
Semester
Fall

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INTRODUCTION TO SOCIOLOGY (SOC101) Professor Robert Brym DATE: September 23 LECTURE 3: Social Interaction Why do we choose or choose not to express our emotions? The way we interact with others is strongly influenced by our emotional state Ex. Being disgusted, amused or frightened by someone would make us act differently towards them In a recent study, researchers studying 1000 dyad conversations (between two people) found that a persons social status affected what they laughed at, how frequency they laughed etc. Ex. They found that women are more likely to laugh at mens jokes than vice versa, and this was explained by the fact that in society, women have traditionally been given lower status than men A status is a recognized position in a social interaction Status hierarchies are composed of the
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