2.6.07 - Influence of Schemas-Perception-Memory and Recall...

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2/6/07 Influence of Schemas: -Perception -Memory and Recall  power of suggestibility -Behavior overtly:  behavioral confirmation - behavior elicits expected behavior ex: man’s expectations, warmth  woman’s warmth, confirmation of man’s expectations - self-fulfilling prophecy  (ex: phone conversation; attractive vs. unattractive) -(( halo effect - nicer if they think woman is more physically attractive))* activated schema (attractive vs. unattractive)  covertly: priming - priming - the subtle activation of a schema influences a person’s subconscious behavior ex: walking slowly after reading a passage about old people Controlled vs. Automatic Processing  (how cognitively active you are) Controlled : performance/thought concentration Ex: first learning to drive (gas vs. brake, mirrors)  perform task more slowly because it takes more effort  more concentrated behavior more fatiguing, may not do it for too long
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This note was uploaded on 05/27/2008 for the course PSYCH 200.133 taught by Professor Dr.drigotas during the Spring '08 term at Johns Hopkins.

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2.6.07 - Influence of Schemas-Perception-Memory and Recall...

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