Chapter 15 psych

Chapter 15 psych - Chapter 15 Social Psychology Group...

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Chapter 15 Social Psychology Group Influence on Personal Performance Bystander effect -The greater willingness of a lone individual to offer help to a stranger compared to that of a group Social loafing -Individuals exert less effort in a group task compared to an individual task . Collectivist cultures . Accountability Social facilitation -The enhancement of an individual’s performance due to the presence of others . Relatively easy vs. hard tasks Attribution Theory . The study of how people perceive the causes of behavior . Trying to make sense of another's behavior, a person typically makes one of two inferences: -internal attributions .the behavior was caused by the individual’s personal thoughts .refers to a person‘s traits, abilities, and dispositions -External . The behavior was provoked by others or the environment . Refers to perceived environmental demands Kelley's attribution theory . This covariation model includes three types of information: . Consistency-consistent with past behaviors
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