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WESTERNPSYCH 2070A/BAlexa ClerkeFall

Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 8: Deindividuation, Social Dilemma, Process Gain

Mere presence: proposition that simply being around others is sufficient to produce social facilitation effects. Evaluation apprehension theory: propos
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter 1: PSYCH2070 Chapter #1 Notes

Social psychology is the scientific study of how individuals think, feel, and behave in a social context. Social psychology applies the scientific meth
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter 3: PSYCH2070 Chapter #3 Notes

Self-handicapping: behaviour designed to sabotage one"s own performance in order to provide an excuse for failure. Basking in reflected glory: act to i
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Minority Influence, Idiosyncrasy, Social Proof

Obedience: change in behaviour produced by the commands of authority. Compliance: change in behaviour that is elicited by direct requests. Conformity:
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 6: Implicit-Association Test, Cognitive Dissonance, Persuasion

Attitude: a positive, negative, or mixed reaction to a person, object or idea. Attitude scale: a multiple-item questionnaire designed to measure a pers
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 10: The Selfish Gene, Reciprocal Altruism, Pluralistic Ignorance

Bystander effect: result whereby the presence of others inhibits helping. Pluralistic ignorance: state in which group members think their own thoughts
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Nonviolent Video Game, Kurt Lewin, Psycinfo

Social psychology is built on the scientific method. It can make you a better, more sophisticated consumer of information. The research process involve
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 9: Social Anxiety Disorder, Thermostat, Physical Attractiveness

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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Social Dominance Orientation, Realistic Conflict Theory, Social Identity Theory

Modern racism: prejudice that surfaces in subtle ways when it is safe and socially acceptable. Aversive racism: prejudice that concerns the ambivalence
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Psychology 2070A/B Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Fundamental Attribution Error, Numeral System, Belief Perseverance

Availability heuristic: estimating the odds of an event occurring by how easily previous instances come to mind. False-consensus effect: tendency for p
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