Final%20Review_Fall09 - CHAPTERS16 Termstoremember...

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C HAPTERS  1-6  Terms to remember  Demand characteristics External/internal validity Mere exposure effect Self-handicapping Theory of reasoned action  Subjective norms Outgroup homogeneity  effect Automatic vs. controlled  processes Correlational research Threatened egotism Self-serving judgment Hostile media  phenomenon Theories vs. hypotheses Availability heuristic Counterfactual thoughts Representative samples Random sampling vs.  random assignment Compatibility principle Unobtrusive measures Spontaneous self-concept Self-monitoring Self-perception theory Associative network Type-A coronary prone  pattern Selective information  processing and schemas Describe the theory of reasoned action. How do  the different components lead to/influence  behavior? What is the difference between automatic and  controlled processes? Give an example of each. Describe correlational research. What differentiates correlational research from  experimental research? What is a self-serving judgment? Provide an  example. Explain what the hostile media phenomenon is  and how it affects individuals’ perceptions of  media coverage. Define theory and hypothesis How does random sampling differ from random  assignment? Name a few examples of unobtrusive measures  and explain why psychologists might use them  as opposed to other measurement techniques. Explain how schemas affect the way we  interpret and process information What are the main differences in attraction  (Chapter 5)? What do males look for in  females? Females in males?
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C HAPTER  7  Attitude change  Terms to remember  Central vs. peripheral  route to persuasion Heuristic vs. systematic  processing Cognitive dissonance  theory Cognitive response  theory Dissonant cognitions Cognitive dissonance  paradigms Hard sell vs. soft sell Heuristic persuasion Propaganda Protection motivation  theory Reactance theory Terror management theory Explicit vs. implicit attitudes What is cognitive dissonance theory? Describe the different paradigms used to test  dissonance.  What are some of the alternative interpretations  of dissonance findings? How does one go about reducing cognitive 
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