Chapter 18 Notes Social Psychology

Chapter 18 Notes Social Psychology - Chapter 18 Notes...

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Chapter 18 Notes Social Psychology -“scientific study of how we think about influence and relate to one another.” -attributions : how do you try to explain their behavior? To what do you attribute it? >we atrribute between person or situation ex: someone cutting you off/ you cutting someone off situation -attitudes: beliefs and feelings that predispose one to respond in partic. >do attitude -> cause action? OR OTHER WAY AROUND -“People often tlk and act a different game” -General attitudes do not predict specific behaviors very well!!!!! -Specific situations can affect bahvior -attitudes tend to guide our actions when… >outside influences in that situation are weak or minimal >the attitude is specifically related to the bahvior >we are keenly aware of the attitudes (the study where put a mirror infront of students taking test and not goin over time) -Actions do affect attitudes -Foot-in-the-door phenomenon : the tendency for people who agree to a small request to comply later with a larger request. -Actions affecting attitude is basis of much brain washing (ex:
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This note was uploaded on 02/10/2010 for the course STAT 2122 taught by Professor Felicia during the Spring '10 term at FSU.

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Chapter 18 Notes Social Psychology - Chapter 18 Notes...

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