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Department
Psychology
Course
PSYC 101
Professor
Barbara Wilson
Semester
Spring

Description
PSYC 101 CH 13 Social PsychologySocial Psychology The study of how people think about influence and relate to other people Social cognitions Social influencesSocial relationsSocial Cognition How people select Interpret remember and use social information Person PerceptionPhysical attractiveness oBeautiful is good stereotype oSelffulfilling prophecyoComposite faces symmetry and youthfulnessFirst impressions Attributions explanations for why people behave the way the doAttribution theory attempt to discover underlying causes of behavior Internalexternal causesStableunstable causesControllableuncontrollable causes Attribution ErrorsObservers often explain actors behavior incorrectlyFundamental attribution erroroOverestimate the importance of internal factors oUnderestimates the importance of external factors Actors often explain own behavior in terms of external causes Heuristics Cognitive shorts that speed decision making
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