PSYC 2100 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Counterfactual Conditional, Data Analysis, Availability Heuristic

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Social psychology can help you make sense of your own social world. The mere presence of another person enhances performance on a simple task. Behaviorism seeks to explain all of psychology in terms of learning principles such as. Individual effort decreases as group size increases. reward and punishment. Social psychology features experiments and the scientific method. It studies inner states and processes as well as behavior. Social psychology is concerned with the effect of other people on (mainly adult) human (cid:271)ei(cid:374)gs(cid:859) thoughts, feeli(cid:374)gs, a(cid:374)d (cid:271)eha(cid:448)io(cid:396)s. The abc triad in social psychology stands for: affect, or how people feel inside (including emotion), behavior, or what people do, their actions, cognition, or what people think about. Social psychology focuses especially on the power of situations. Social psychology is both similar to and different from other social sciences. Anthropology is the study of human culture. Economics is the study of the production, distribution, and consumption of goods and services.