INDV101STUDyGuide-1 - INDV 101: Structure of Mind and...

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INDV 101: Structure of Mind and BehaviorStudy Guide for Exam 1 Questions from syllabus: Q Suzanne or Dr. Delaney TA grading papers for students with certain group letter last names. Dave Weise. Luke Chang is the Administrator of class grades. 10 experimental credits If you don't complete them all by the end of the term, then you’ll receive a grade of “I” incomplete. Or write a journal article review. One Experimental Participation Report (term paper) that describes one of the experiments. Including, One “Gathering Information” for 10 points. Make-up exams will be given only in cases of emergency (in which case appropriate documentation will be required) or if you know you will miss an exam, you may make arrangements to take a similar exam at an earlier time. Plagiarism is defined as any case where one person tries to take credit for the ideas or work of another. Cheating includes copying someone else's exam answers. If, when completing an assignment or preparing for an exam you are unsure of whether something would constitute cheating or plagiarism. Any sort of cheating = failing grade. The rat/man demonstration = Our Expectations & Knowledge affects our perceptions of the world. Not just “perceptions” but memory and how we experience the physical and social worlds around us. Social Psychology Social Psychology- The scientific study of how we think about, influence and relate to one another. Define each of the following terms and describe one experiment that explored each: A) Conformity (Asch) =Adjusting our behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard. = -The Lines. Everyone in the room says the incorrect answer, does one be honest?
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- Two Reasons for Conforming: Normative Social Influence - influence resulting from a person’s desire to gain approval or avoid disapproval. Informational Social Influence - influence resulting from one’s willingness to accept others’ opinions about reality. B) Obedience (Milgram) =the degree to which one complies with commands. -studied obedience in a shocking experience. C) Power of roles (Zimbardo) =When you adopt a new role, you strive to follow the social prescriptions. -Zimbardo assigned college students to be prison guards and prisoners and took their roles too violently and seriously. “a toxic situation can make good apples go bad.” 3. Be able to define each of the following terms and provide examples of each: Social facilitation - Improved performance in the presence of others. Occurs when task is Social Loafing
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This note was uploaded on 04/02/2008 for the course INDV 101 taught by Professor Walker during the Spring '07 term at University of Arizona- Tucson.

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