Social Psychology Module A

Social Psychology Module A - self-serving judgments,...

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Social Psychology in the clinic Clinical psychology: the study, assessment and treatment of people with psychological difficulties Illusory correlation Hindsight explanation Overconfidence Depressive realism: the tendency of mildly depressed people to make accurate rather than
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Unformatted text preview: self-serving judgments, attributions, and predictions Explanatory style: one’s habitual way of explaining life events. A negative, pessimistic, depressive explanatory style attributes failures to stable, global, and internal causes...
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This note was uploaded on 12/16/2008 for the course PSYC 215 taught by Professor Michaelsullivan during the Spring '08 term at McGill.

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