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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellSpring

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Implicit Cognition, Collectivism, Social Cognition

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Social psychology scientific discipline that attempts to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings, and behavior of individuals are influenced
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PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 7: Stanford Prison Experiment, Minority Influence, Dissent

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Know all videos shown in class, as well as the following: Conformity giving in to perceived group pressure by copying the behavior and beliefs of other
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellSpring

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 2: Naturalistic Observation, Informed Consent, Participant Observation

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Basic research: research designed to increase knowledge about social behavior. Applied research: research designed to increase the understanding of and
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellSpring

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Social Rejection, George W. Bush, Centrality

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1 impression formation: information about another person into an overall judgment. The process by which we integrate different types of. We constantly
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellSpring

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 5: Cognitive Dissonance, When Prophecy Fails, Chickenpox

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Attitude a positive or negative evaluation of an object. Tripartite view of attitudes: cognitive beliefs about an object, affective feelings towards th
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 12: Observational Learning, Murder Of Kitty Genovese, Prosocial Behavior

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Ted talk: how to buy happiness (ted/norton) If you think money can"t buy happiness, you"re not spending it right . Ted talk: a prosecutor"s vision for
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Base Rate, Social Cognition

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Information that we have acquired in the past helps us to understand & interpret the present. Why don"t we use all of the available information about a
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter 5: chpt 5

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From chapter 4 accidentally left off the chap. What are the effects of thinking in terms of us vs. them? . A positive or negative evaluation of an obje
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter 6: chpt 6

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The three components of an intergroup attitude: cognitive: negative sterotypes of the target group, affective: negative feelings toward the target grou
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellSpring

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 4: Hindsight Bias, Counterfactual Thinking, Confirmation Bias

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1 set of rules that represent what we know about categories of objects or events in general, and are built up from experience schemas. 1 schemas tell u
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 1: Dual Process Theory, Collectivism, Individualism

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Social psychology a discipline that uses scientific methods in an attempt to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings and behavior of individu
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UMASS-AMHERSTPSYCH 360Linda IsbellFall

PSYCH 360 Chapter Notes - Chapter 3: Self-Control, Handicapping, Basking In Reflected Glory

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Self-concept: the sum total of a person"s thoughts and feelings that defines the self as an object. Spontaneous self-concept: the self is dynamic end o
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