Textbook Notes (367,974)
Canada (161,538)
Psychology (9,695)
PSYB10H3 (611)
Chapter 4

chapter 4 textbook notes

6 Pages
Unlock Document

Ingrid L.Stefanovic

Chapter 4 Social Perception Non verbal cues - How people communicate intentionally or unintentionally, without word nonverbal cues include facial expressions, tone of voice, gestures, body position, movement, use of touch and eye gaze. - Help express their emotions, attitudes and their personality. -People automatically mimic other peoples expressions (ex. Happiness, sad, angry, etc) These effects are especially pronounced when we like the other person or consider him or her to be a member of a group. Tendency to mimic other people may reflect empathy- the capacity to feel what someone elses is feeling. Nonverbal contradiction- Sarcasm Ex I am so happy for you!! Display rules - Are particular to each culture and dictate what kind of expression people are supposed to show. - Ex men cannot grieve or cry, but its acceptable for women to grieve or cry. Emblems - Nonverbal gestures that have well understood definitions within a given culture; they usually have direct verbal translations, such as okay or up yours (middle finger) or peace - However it is not universal within every culture. Social Role Theory - the theory that sex differences in social behaviour derive from societys division of labour between the sexes; this division leads to differences in gender role expectations and sex types skills, both which are responsibility for differences in men and womens social ?? Implicit Personality Theory - A type of schema people use to group various kinds of personality traits together; for example many people believe that if someone is kind, he or she is also generous as well. - People use schemas to form impressions on people. If I think youre nice, you will also be generous in lending me some money because I I think youre nice www.notesolution.com
More Less

Related notes for PSYB10H3

Log In


Join OneClass

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

Sign up

Join to view


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.