36_Social_I_6 - SocialPsychology Psychology2:...

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Psychology 2: Introduction to Psychology Day 36 topics Altruism and cooperation Group behavior Mate selection Social Psychology Causes and consequences of interpersonal behavior Social behavior Social influence Social cognition This week in Social Psychology Helping behavior Group dynamics Mate selection Social influence Social cognition Resources and strategies Maximizing resources is key Sometimes 2+ is better than 1… Altruism Likelihood of helping Reciprocal altruism Cooperation Good for everyone involved Important factors to consider… Classic examples of cooperation Prisoner’s dilemma Ultimatum game Prisoner’s dilemma situation Two suspects are arrested by the police. The police have insufficient evidence for a conviction, and, having separated both prisoners, visit each of them to offer the same deal. If one testifies ("defects") for the prosecution against the other and the other remains silent, the betrayer goes free and the silent accomplice receives the full 30-year sentence. If both
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course PSYCH 2 taught by Professor Don'tremember during the Spring '04 term at University of California, Berkeley.

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