Social Cognition Ch.17blackboard

Social Cognition Ch.17blackboard - Chapter Seventeen Social...

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17 - 1 Chapter Seventeen Social Cognition
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17 - 2 What Is Social Psychology? How do we perceive others in our social environment? How do we relate to others? How are we influenced by others?
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17 - 3 Social Comparison Types of nonobjective comparisons: Temporal comparison Social comparison Who serves as the basis of comparison? Similar others Reference groups
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17 - 4 Protecting or Maintaining Self-Esteem Downward Social Comparison Upward Social Comparison Unfavorable comparisons can produce relative deprivation.
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17 - 5 Self-Schemas Mental representations of our beliefs and views about ourselves. How think about self can have a strong impact on emotional experiences. Self-schemas also contain information about future or possible selves.
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Role of Schemas in Social Perception New information is interpreted using schemas. Schemas influence what is noticed in others. Process schema consistent information more
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This note was uploaded on 05/10/2010 for the course PSYCH 031 taught by Professor Jensen during the Spring '09 term at Pacific.

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