01:830:321 Lecture Notes - Lecture 2: Construals, Car Crazy, Institutional Review Board
Deception and concealment must be justified and debriefing is necessary. Institutional review boards must approve design and methods. Cognitive misers - human beings have certain mental capabilities that they are unwilling to use since they are scarce - i. e. attention - one thing at a time, i. e. working memory. Satisficers - expenditure of cognitive resources in pursuit of accuracy to a plethora of biases - we make judgments off of very minimal information. Meaning makers - humans are great at recognizing patterns in our environment, we impose meaning in our environment, exp: faces on mars are really just rocks and shadows. Users of limited resource capacity, confronted by often impoverished information, subject. Mental structures used to organize/process social info and experience. Most influential when information is ambiguous, when resources are taxed, or when we. Pro-israel supporters thought that the videos made israelites look bad. Pro-arab supporters thought the videos made israelites look good.