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Symbolic Interaction

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Symbolic Interaction and labeling Labeling Remember the 4 step process: Label applied (good at math, poor at reading, clumsy, etc.) Label shapes the expectations of self and others Expectations shape behavior Behavior becomes a “true” description of the label
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This process of labeling and the power of interaction is the determination of behavior is so powerful that the FDA requires that drugs be tested in ways to eliminate the power of expectations The specific experimental method used to do this is called the double blind experiment
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We discussed the pygmalion in the classroom study (Rosenthal and Jacobsen) and the smart rats/dumb rats study Another study that has far reaching implications is the IQ study Lovaglia et al, 1998--can labels applied at one point in time, change IQ scores?
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Lovaglia et al.,1998 Some of the time, right handed people within groups were given a high status label (right handed folks just seem to do better); some of the time, left handed people within groups were given the high status label
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Lovaglia et al., 1998
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