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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Twin, Subsequence, Subliminal Stimuli

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Utilitarian function: attitudinal function serving to alert people to rewarding objects and situations they should approach and costly or punishing obj
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Social Facilitation

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We have a psychological need to belong to a group. A group is a set of individuals with some relation that makes them interdependent to some significan
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Centrality, Implicit Attitude, Likert Scale

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Sometimes there is little consistency between attitudes and behaviour. Attitudes influence behaviour and behaviour influences attitudes. Influence of a
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Ethical Dilemma, Rodent, Affective Forecasting

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Sympathy breakthroughs: during war, for ex, when a face-to-face encounter cannot be met with violence b/c the person feels too much sympathy for the ot
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Fundamental Attribution Error, Explanatory Style, Dispositional Attribution

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We tend to place causal attribution to the properties of the actor, especially distinctive ones like. Bill gates instead of what has occurred to him. T
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Representativeness Heuristic, Asthma, Availability Heuristic

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Our judgements are only as good as the information we receive. We actively seek out information and the way we seek out information is biased by us so
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Ego Depletion, Prefrontal Cortex, Social Comparison Theory

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3 parts of the self: the individual self, the relational self and the collective self. Individual self: persons" beliefs about his/ her unique personal
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Informed Consent, External Validity, Institutional Review Board

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In a letter of a convicted felon explaining his predicament with open honesty, businesses from the south were more likely to send in sympathetic letter
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Subsequence, Ego Depletion, Confirmation Bias

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Social psychology: scientific study of feelings, thoughts and behaviours of individuals in a social. The guards internalized their roles and resorted t
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 25: United Malays National Organisation, Anwar Ibrahim, Developing Country

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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 23: Kiichi Miyazawa, Plaza Accord, Deutsche Mark

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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 24: Deflation, German Federal Bank, Maastricht Treaty

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Exchange rates cause economic and financial disruptions so to create stability countries in. Six original members of european common market decided to
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 22: North American Free Trade Agreement, Comparative Advantage, Office Of The United States Trade Representative

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Canada and the free trade agreement with the us. Background: the historical parameters of the us-canada relationship. Improvements in trade were hope t
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 19: Park Chung-Hee, Corporatism, Kotra

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Low tariffs and expansion of trade beginning b/c of gatt members gave countries opportunity to exploit trade. Less developed countries began to use tra
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Leontief Paradox, Protectionism, Hegemonic Stability Theory

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Comparative advantage: free trade is mutually beneficial ; actor"s ability to produce a good or service more efficiently than another actor"s. It can s
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 15: Henri Bourassa, Crop Yield

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Chapter 15: the reciprocity election in canada, 1911. Sir wilfred laurier: offered canadians a chance to liberalize trade w/ the us which was thought t
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Classical Liberalism, Ad Valorem Tax, Dominion Lands Act

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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Hegemonic Stability Theory, Capital Account, Exchange Rate

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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Totalitarianism, Falsifiability

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Chapter 5: theories based on idiosyncratic characteristics of individuals. Individual level for analysis builds causal theories by exploring decision-m
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

POLI 243 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Standard Operating Procedure, Organisational Routines, Cuban Missile Crisis

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Emphasized individuals as key actors not states like systemic. Modeling positions, roles or offices not one individual. Role defines individuals not th
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

Political Science Chapter 2 Summary.docx

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Chapter 2: the levels of analysis system level arguments. System-level theories concentrate on characteristics of the international system and most oft
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MCGILLPOLI 243Mark BrawleyWinter

Political Science Chapter 1 Summary.docx

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Accuracy (how often is this theory correct?) Is it cleaner or neater?) explains the most w/ least material. Wwi produced the first real impetus towards
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 31: Labour Market Flexibility, Capital Accumulation, Frictional Unemployment

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Over the span of many years, increases in labour force are more or less matched by increases in employment. Over the short term, however, the unemploym
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 28: Canadian Dollar, Retained Earnings, Capital Outflow

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Economics chapter 28 summary: money, interest rates and economic activity. Bonds: financial wealth including interest earning financial assets and clai
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 26: Diminishing Returns, Real Interest Rate, Loanable Funds

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One of the most important reasons gdp and per capita gdp grows is growth in productivity. Economic growth: sustained, long-run increases in the level o
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 25: Potential Output, Output Gap, Money Supply

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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 24: Output Gap, Potential Output, Shortage

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Short run equilibrium is determined by intersection of ad as curves. Factor price adjusts in response to output gaps. Technology and factor supplies ar
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Lecture Notes - Aggregate Supply, Aggregate Demand, Potential Output

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Ae curve shifts in response to change in price level; occurs b/c change in price level affects desired consumption and desired net exports. Changes in
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Lecture Notes - Canadian Dollar, Unemployment Benefits, Stabilization Policy

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Gov"t fiscal policy (use of gov"ts tax and spending policies to achieve gov"t objectives) Gov"t purchase: something adding directly to demands for econ
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Lecture Notes - National Income And Product Accounts, Consumption Function, Autonomous Consumption

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Desired expenditure refers to what people would like to buy with the resources they have, not under imaginary unlimited resources. Instead of subscript
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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Lecture Notes - Transfer Payment, Fixed Investment, Investment Goods

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MCGILLECON 209Mayssun El- Attar VilaltaWinter

ECON 209 Chapter Notes - Chapter 19: National Income And Product Accounts, Nominal Interest Rate, Real Interest Rate

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Macroeconomics: the study of how economy behaves in broad outline w/o dwelling on detail of markets for individual products. Study of determination of
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