Modules 43,44, and 45

Modules 43,44, and 45 - Modules 43,44, and 45 Name: Delonta...

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Modules 43,44, and 45 Name: Delonta Holmes Teacher: David Daniel Class: General Psychology Date Questions/Main Ideas: Notes Module 43 SOCIAL THINKING Social Psychologist - Are psychologist who study how we think about, influence, and relate to one another Attribution Theory - Is hinders theory on how we explain others’ behavior - Distributional Attribution = we attribute behavior to an internal cause - Situational Attribution - we attribute behavior to an external cause Fundamental Attribution Error - Is when most people tend to underestimate the extent to which people’s actions are influenced by social situations because their attention is focused on the person. Attitudes - Feelings, often based on our beliefs, that predispose our responses Foot-in-the-door phenomenon - The tendency for people who agree to a small request to comply with a larger one. Role - Is when you follow the social prescriptions for how you should act as, a college student. Cognitive Dissonance - Thoughts and feelings change because people are motivated to justify actions that would otherwise seem hypocritical - Proposed by Leon Festinger - Most likely to occur when a person does something that a person is personally disagreeable. - Best explains the foot in the door phenomenon Module 44 S ocial Influence Chameleon Effect - Refers to our natural tendency to unconsciously mimic others expressions, postures, and voice tones. -
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