Lecture on January 31st: Cognitive Biases

2 Pages
40 Views
Unlock Document

Department
Psychology & Brain Sciences
Course
PSYCH 360
Professor
John Bickford
Semester
Spring

Description
Social Psychology – Lecture notes, January 31 st Cognitive Biases Schemas can also lead to trouble:  Overgeneralizing, misinterpreting, inaccurate information  Confirmation bias, seeing what you want to see  Perseverance effect, holding onto false beliefs Snyder and Swann interview study:  One interviews an introvert, another an extravert (independent variable)  Shown a list of questions, asked to choose.  If interviewers were interviewing an introvert they chose introverted questions, if interviewing and extravert they asked extraverted questions (confirmation bias)  Played tapes of answers and even though the people being interviewed were chosen randomly, those asked introverted questions responded introvertedly and the same for those asked extraverted questions Rosenthal, Pygmalion effect:  Positive beliefs can transform anyone in positive ways. An expectation can actually affect the way children perform in school  Four factors involved: warmer climate, input, response opport
More Less

Related notes for PSYCH 360

Log In


OR

Join OneClass

Access over 10 million pages of study
documents for 1.3 million courses.

Sign up

Join to view


OR

By registering, I agree to the Terms and Privacy Policies
Already have an account?
Just a few more details

So we can recommend you notes for your school.

Reset Password

Please enter below the email address you registered with and we will send you a link to reset your password.

Add your courses

Get notes from the top students in your class.


Submit