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Lecture 3

PSYC 2160 Lecture Notes - Lecture 3: Social Cognition, Representativeness Heuristic, Counterfactual Conditional


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 2160
Professor
Piccone
Lecture
3

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SET 3
The way people think about themselves and the social world
How they select, interpret, remember, and use social information to make judgments and
decisions is what
social cognition
what are the two types of social cognition
automatic and controlled
No control , occurs without intention, efficiently, sometime outside awareness is what kind of
cognition
automatic
Intentional, requires cognitive resources, occurs within our awareness is what kind of cognition
controlled
we form impressions of people quickly and effortlessly
True or False
True
why does automatic thinking helps us understand new situations
because we relate them to our prior experiences
people are constantly using what, which are mental representations of objects or categories of
objects that people use to organize their knowledge about the world
schemas
schema is considered to be what kind of process
automatic
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schemas can also influence the way in which we process what
information
we also tend to filled in the blanks (acts like a filter) with
schema consistent information
what affects what information we notice, think about and later remember and can sometimes
make us misperceive the world
schemas
when applied to members of a social groups such as one of gender or race schemas are
commonly known as
stereotypes
what did the shooter bias mean
people made few errors when a black person was holding a gun but also made the made the most
errors when a black person was not holding gun
recent studies have shown that even what can trigger automatic thinking about race and crime
physical environment
in addition to schemas about classes of people we have schemas of what else
specific individuals , social roles, and how people act in specific situations
the content of our schema is influenced by what
our culture
people that have difficult forming schemas have what disease
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Korsakov syndrome
the social world is full of what
ambiguous information that is open to interpretation
the extent to which schemas become activated is called
accessibility of schemas
there is evidence that people who are targets of prejudice or discrimination are more likely to
interpret ambiguous situations as
discriminatory
the process by which recent experiences increase the accessibility of a schema trait or concept is
referred to as
priming
what has to be both accessible and applicable before they will act as primes
thoughts
priming is a good example of what
automatic thinking
schemas can distort what
what we see and remember
the case whereby people have an expectation about what another person is like. which influences
how they act toward that person, which in turn causes that person to behave consistently wit their
original experiences (making our schemas come true) is doing what
self - fulfilling prophecy
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