Social Psychology Mid Term

internal validity the extent to which a study examines the effects that it claims to examine (ex: study w/ random assignment has greater internal validity than non-random assignment) external validity the extent to which the Read more…

Module 18/19: Social Psychology

Social Psychology the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another Conformity adjusting one’s behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard Foot-in-the-door phenomenon the tendency for people who Read more…

Chapter 14 – Social Psychology (8-10%)

Social cognition applies many of the concepts of cognition to help explain how people think about themselves and others Attitude set of beliefs and feelings Mere exposure effect the more one is exposed to something, Read more…

Social Psychology Key Terms Unit 14

social psychology the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. attribution theory the theory that we explain someone’s behavior by crediting either the situation or the person’s disposition. fundamental Read more…

Exam 1: Social Psychology

Define Social Psychology the scientific study of how people’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by other people Is social psychology science? Yes What makes something a science? -needs to be observable -needs to be Read more…

Social Psychology Key People

Philip Zimbardo social psychologist, conducted the Stanford Prison Experiment, criticized for unethical study Solomon Asch social psychologist (also cognitive), conducted conformity study Robert Cialdini studied psychology of persuasion, concluded that fear tactics are unsucessful in Read more…

Social Psychology 1

Define social psychological The scientific study of how individuals think, feel and behave in social context. Define social influence The effect that words, actions, or mere presences of other people have on our thoughts, feelings, Read more…

Social Psychology Review Chapters 1,2,3

Social Influence The effect that the words, actions, or mere presence of other people have on our thoughts, feelings, attitudes, or behavior. Social Psychology The scientific study of the way in which people’s thoughts, feelings, Read more…

Social Psychology: Group Dynamics

Group Dynamics all groups have norms or rules about how each member of that group should act. Social Loafing when individuals do not put in as much effort when acting as part ofa group as Read more…

Social Psychology Chapter 1: What is Social Psychology

Social Psychology The scientific field that seeks to understand the nature and causes of individual behavior and thought in social situations. The scientific approach to Social Psychology involves… accuracy, objectivity, skepticism, and open-mindedness. Evolutionary Psychology Read more…

Six big ideas in social psychology

1. We construct our social reality You and I may react differently to a situation because we think differently. We always view it through the lens of our beliefs and values. (Ex. Princeton–Dartmouth football game.) Read more…

Social Psychology class notes

Social psychology Attempts to explain how society influences: cognition motivation development behavior of individuals and, in turn, is influenced by them The 3 faces of social psych 1. psychological social psych 2. symbolic interactionism 3. Read more…

Chapter 17 Social Psychology

Social Psychology -Study of social thinking, influence and relations Attributions -Judgements about the causes of our own and other peopl’s behavior Personal (internal) Attributions -People’s characteristics cause their behavior Situational (external) attributions -Aspects of the Read more…

Psych Chapter 10: Social Psychology

social psychology the scientific study of how a person’s thoughts, feelings, and behavior are influenced by the real, imagined, or implied presence of others. social influence the process though which the real or implied presence Read more…

Social Psychology

attribution theory the theory that we explain someone’s behavior by crediting either the situation or the person’s disposition -dispositional attribution: enduring traits situational attribution: to the situation fundamental attribution error the tendency for observers, when Read more…

Psychology 1100 Chapter 13 – Social Psychology

Social psychology The study of the causes and consequences of sociality Aggression Behavior whose purpose is to harm another Frustration-aggression hypothesis A principle stating that animals aggress only when their goals are thwarted Cooperation Behavior Read more…

3 Faces of Social Psychology

What are the 3 faces of social psych Psychological Social Psychology Symbolic Interactionism Psychological Sociology What does Psychological Social Psychology focus on Perception, cognition, motivation, learning, and attitude formation operating according to social stimuli Which Read more…

Psych 101- Social Psychology

social psychology the scientific study of the way in which people’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the real or imagined presence of other people conformity changing behavior or beliefs to match others groupthink Read more…