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Unformatted text preview: Behavior in Social and Cultural Context
Chapter 10 Basic Terminology
Social psychology Norms Hidden agenda Cultural psychology Roles How are we supposed to act in certain roles? The Obedience Study The Stanford Prison Study
Designed by Zimbardo & Haney Participants = "guards" & "prisoners" How did this social setting affect people's behavior? Is this another case of obedience? The Power of Roles Factors that cause people to obey Entrapment Social Influences on Beliefs Attribution Theory Fundamental Attribution Error Situational attribution Dispositional attribution Selfserving bias Explains other people's behavior with dispositional factors Ignores situational factors Explains our good behavior with attributes Explains our bad behavior on the situation Attitudes
Attitude Cognitive dissonance Familiarity Effect Validity Effect Explicit attitudes Implicit attitudes Influencing Attitudes Coercive Persuasion
When are we most vulnerable to persuasion? Conformity Asch study Groupthink Definition Symptoms of groupthink: The Anonymous Crowd Diffusion of responsibility Deindividuation Ethnic Identity Social identity Ethnic identity Acculturation Ethnocentrism Stereotypes A cognitive schema or a summary impression of a group, in which a person believes that all members of the group share a common trait Can be positive, negative, or neutral Exaggerate differences between groups Produce selective perception Underestimate differences within other groups Prejudice
Origins of prejudice Explicit & implicit prejudice Measuring implicit prejudice ...
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- Spring '08