Chapter 03 - on actions Actor observer effect – behaviors...

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Chapter 03 Social Cognition – processes of seeking and understanding others (behaviors / mental processes) Most of our info nonverbal cues (first impression within 11 seconds) Facial expression Eye contact Body movement Starring Touching Position proximity Fleeting facial expression – microexpression (1/10 second) Behavior matching – we match other behaviors Impression Management – gain feedback about our first impression on others Attribution – attempt to try to find meaning behind peoples actions 1. Unfamiliarity 2. Doesn’t match how we should respond 3. Wrongful intention Fundamental attribution error – behaviors are due to personality traits and not situational Correspondent interference – make assumption about people’s personality solely based o
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Unformatted text preview: on actions Actor observer effect – behaviors are due to situational factors and not personality traits Self serving bias – increase self esteem and a concept of ourselves Noncommon effect – behaviors that are due solely to a specific situation and are not related to other situations Consensus – agreement among us all Distinctiveness – behaviors maybe particular to a certain situation Consistency – behaviors would be across situations Augmenting – behaviors are due to a particular cause and ignore others Discounting – behaviors that are due to a particular cause are ignored if other potential causes are present Slime effect – “brown noser”...
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