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Chapter 1

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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYB10H3
Professor
Elizabeth Page- Gould
Semester
Winter

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CHAPTER 1 Introduction to Social Psychology What is Social Psychology? - social influence extends beyond behaviour, includes or thoughts and feelings, as well as our overt acts - social psychology is the scientific study of way in which peoples thoughts, feelings, and behaviours are influenced by real or imagined presence of other people The Power of Social Interpretation - social psychology is distinct because it is concerned with how people are influenced by their interpretations, or construal, of their social environment Some Alternative Ways of Understanding Social Influence Folk Wisdom - journalists, social critics, and novelists gather sources from folk wisdom or common sense - more often than not, they disagree with each other and there is no easy way of determining which of them is correct - one task of social psychologist is to make educated guesses about specific situations
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