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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

Chapter 10.docx

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Challenges with studying relationships: many studies are not true experiments with random assignment. Western cultures define themselves as independent
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 14: Empathic Concern, Prefrontal Cortex, Pluralistic Ignorance

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13 Apr 2013
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Altruism: unselfish behavior that benefits others without regard to consequences for the self. Humans are prone to feelings of compassion that allow us
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 13: Social Rejection, Construals, Prosocial Behavior

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13 Apr 2013
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Explanations for why aggression occurs vary according to whether it is hostile or instrumental aggression. Hostile aggression: behavior intended to har
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 11: Ambivalent Sexism, Social Identity Theory, Realistic Conflict Theory

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13 Apr 2013
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3 general perspectives that shed light on these issues (are complimentary, not competing elements): The economic perspective: identifies the roots of m
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: System Justification, Terror Management Theory, Mortality Salience

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13 Mar 2013
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Attitudes can influence behavior and behavior can influence attitudes. Attitudes on behavior is weaker than most suspect, and behavior on attitudes is
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Logical Reasoning, Beautiful Music

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25 Feb 2013
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Our susceptibility to persuasion and our resistance to it. Attitudes guide behavior, although less powerfully than most people expect. Serve a utilitar
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Mexican Americans, Extraversion And Introversion, Dispositional Attribution

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25 Feb 2013
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The observer is inclined to attribute actions to properties of the actor, whereas the actor is more inclined to attribute the same action to situationa
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Confirmation Bias, Clinical Pathology, Representativeness Heuristic

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25 Feb 2013
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The field of social cognition is the study of how people think about the social world and arrive at judgements that help them interpret the past, under
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Breast Cancer, Ego Depletion, Irish Canadian

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25 Feb 2013
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Our self-esteem is often based on comparisons we make between ourselves and others. William james (1890):the principles of psychology introduces self r
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Institutional Review Board, Intelligence Quotient, Internal Validity

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25 Jan 2013
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Hindsight bias: people"s tendency to be overconfident about whether they could have predicted a given outcome. Hypotheses: predictions about what will
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MCGILLPSYC 215John LydonWinter

PSYC 215 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Primogeniture, Prefrontal Cortex, Geert Hofstede

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25 Jan 2013
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Lecture Notes - Dalton Mcguinty, Tom Mulcair, Dutch Disease

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4 Jan 2013
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World trade has grown much faster than world gdp. Globalization (often not defined): the quite substantial reduction in transportation costs and commun
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Lecture Notes - Old Age, Geranylgeranyl Pyrophosphate

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Chapter Notes -Alexis De Tocqueville, Social Change

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Chapter Notes -Per Capita Income, Real Interest Rate

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4 Jan 2013
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The current fiscal squeeze: the acceleration of public spending on age-related programs and the slowing of tax revenues. It will force governments at a
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Lecture Notes - Economic Surplus, Price Floor, Demand Curve

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4 Jan 2013
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Legislated minimum wages make firms and some workers worse off, but benefits those workers who retain their jobs. Rent controls make some tenants bette
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Chapter Notes -Egyptian Pyramids, Market System, The Halfway House

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4 Jan 2013
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Each person in society plays a crucial role. Should in the future no one want to become engineers, or plumbers, or road workers etc the services we nee
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Lecture Notes - Nominal Interest Rate, Potential Output, Output Gap

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4 Jan 2013
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Real gdp: growing at about 3%/year (q is growing) Gdp measures the value of market based transactions but not things like clean air, clean water, fores
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MCGILLECON 219Christopher RaganFall

ECON 219 Lecture Notes - Mixed Economy, Planned Economy, Resource Allocation

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4 Jan 2013
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Different types of economies (mixes of free markets, tradition and government intervention) Self interest, not benevolence, is the foundation of econom
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Guy Favreau, Victoria Charter, Pierre Trudeau

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Supremacy Clause, Parliamentary Sovereignty, Veto

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4 Jan 2013
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Ordinary statute applying only within areas of federal jurisdiction, but most claimants under the bill of rights did not win their cases between 60-82.
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - American Civil War, List Of Compositions By Franz Liszt, New Economics Foundation

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4 Jan 2013
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Money matters and how it is distributed amongst provinces is important. Since then we have expanded enormously (addition of all other provinces) Legisl
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Pierre Trudeau, Responsible Government, Decision-Making

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4 Jan 2013
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The pm has an important role to play but there is a conflict in terms of power distribution. Since the 1970s, the cabinet has become less important whe
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Veto

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Grandfather Clause, Grand Jury, Tactical Voting

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Responsible Government

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4 Jan 2013
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Lecture Notes - Supreme Court Act, Political Convention, Responsible Government

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4 Jan 2013
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Authority (making rules that are legitimate and bind the community) A series of pools which are interlinked which contain a number of actors. There has
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Treasury Board, Fiscal Policy, Economic Forecasting

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3 Jan 2013
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MCGILLPOLI 221Christa ScholtzFall

POLI 221 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: North American Free Trade Agreement, Elections Canada, Responsible Government

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3 Jan 2013
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Facing the democratic deficit: too much control and power in the hands of few. Power is taken from the hands of the citizens and put in the hands of th
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