Psych notes nov 27-social inlfuneces

Psych notes nov 27-social inlfuneces - Psych notes nov 27...

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Psych notes nov 27 Social Influences Social pressure o Set of psychological forces that are exrted on us by others examples, judgments, expectations, and demands o Can be real or perceived/ imagined Audience effects o Social facilitation Enhancing effects of an audience on task performance o Social interference Decline in performance wen others observe “choking” under pressure Robert Zajonc Proposed- social facilitation occurs on easy or well learned tasks o Why: increased drive r arousal easy tasks Social inhibition occurs on complex or new task o Why: increased drive or arousal interferes by too much conscious thought. Stereotypes Duke- no good at football Gay men thin Black low intelligence Women bad at math Wat wrong wit each? o No room for variability, generalize Stereo can stigmatize individuals
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Stigma - identification of a trait, quality or attribute as a “blemish” or deficeieny that seperates one person from others. o
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