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PSYC 2310 Study Guide - Midterm Guide: Floyd Henry Allport, Muzafer Sherif, Gordon Allport


Department
Psychology
Course Code
PSYC 2310
Professor
Saba Safdar
Study Guide
Midterm

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January 29, 2013 LECTURE - REVIEW FOR MIDTERM 1 S. SAFDAR
- midterm January 31 at 11:30 am
- pencils and student ID
- 80 questions
o 40 questions are on lecture material
lecture 1 intro - 5 questions
lecture 2 self 7 questions
lecture 3 self and culture 7 questions
lecture 4 attribution 7 questions
lecture 5 attitude 7 questions
lecture 6 attribution and attitude across culture 7 questions
o 40 questions based on the chapters
chapters: 1, 3, 4, 6
10 questions from each chapter
MAJOR THINGS TO KNOW (THIS DOES NOT INCLUDE EVERYTHING GO OVER THE
TABLES, THE GRAPHS, ETC.)
- LECTURE: what is social psychology?
o The scientific study of the way in which a person’s thoughts, feelings,
and behaviours are influenced by the real or imagined presence of
other people.
- LECTURE: History of social psychology
o The scientific study of social psychology developed at the end of 19th
century
Norman Triplett was one of the pioneers
He studied cyclists and compared if they go faster if they are
against a clock or against other cyclists other cyclists was the
conclusion.
Floyd Allport wrote an important book on interaction of
individuals in their social contexts.
- LECTURE/CHAPTER: Some Major Contributions to Social Psychology [**will
not need to know anyone other then these**]
o Gordon Allport prejudice, establishment of SPSSI
o Muzafer Sherif experimental research on social influence
o Kurt Lewin action research
o Solomon Asch conformity
o Leon Festinger genitive dissonance
o Stanley Milgram obedience
- CHAPTER 1: Gestalt and positive psychology (look at picture of dog)
o Behaviourist, socio-cultural, humanist perspectives
o Social versus self perception, self-fulfilling prophecy, hindsight bias
o Know the distinction between theory and hypothesis
- LECTURE: accuracy of self-knowledge
o It is possible to have accurate understanding of self-knowledge?
Yes, autobiography writers (self-concept is the most comeplte
form of knowledge imaginable)
No, psychoanalysts (self-concept is very hard to obtain)
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