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Social Behavior Social Behavior Sasha Griskevich Psy/211 Genevieve Molina November 28, 2016
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Social Behavior Motive is the pursuit of pleasure in some form and the avoidance of pain or displeasure. Our motive to belong influences our group behavior by simply driving to behavior the way we see fit in order to fit into that group. The effects are both positive and negative to this motive to belong. We diet to look skinner so society will accept us, we drink alcohol so appear more fun, go into debt buying things that the world says we need. All these things have a positive affect and a negative effect. The positive can be that we do something like lose weight to look skinnier and we end up becoming healthier version of ourselves. A negative affect would be that you can become alcoholic, go into so much debt that you get yourself into trouble, of course the negative is the worst case scenario. Maslow’s hierarchy of needs theory explains the level of each need depends of satisfying the lower levels first. If we are thirsty and hungry at the same time, we will drink first than eat. We have accustomed this behavior at all our eating establishments and at home, we always get served our drinks first before our meals. The fundamental attribution error describes perceivers’ tendency to underestimate the impact of situational factors on human behavior and to overestimate the impact of dispositional factors ("Psychology iResearch", 2016 ) . For instance, people
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