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Unformatted text preview: Psych 201: Introduction to Social Psychology Chapter 1: Introducing Social Psychology Emily Grijalva August 24, 2009 Class exercise • What is social psychology? • What are some instances in which social psychology has affected your life? Others’ lives? Outline for Chapter 1 • What is social psychology? – Why study social psychology? – Connection to other areas • Historical Background So what exactly is Social Psychology? “The scientific study of the way in which an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the real or imagined presence of other people.” FOUR IMPORTANT PARTS: 1. Influenced by other people 2. Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors 3. Individuals’ perspective 4. Scientific study So what exactly is Social Psychology? “The scientific study of the way in which an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the real or imagined presence of other people .” FOUR IMPORTANT PARTS: 1. Influenced by other people 2. Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors 3. Individuals’ perspective 4. Scientific study So what exactly is Social Psychology? “The scientific study of the way in which an individual’s thoughts, feelings, and behaviors are influenced by the real or imagined presence of other people.” FOUR IMPORTANT PARTS: 1. Influenced by other people 2. Thoughts, feelings, and behaviors 3. Individuals’ perspective 4. Scientific study So what exactly is Social Psychology?So what exactly is Social Psychology?...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2010 for the course PSYCH 100 taught by Professor Suarez during the Fall '09 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.

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