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social psych 1 given in class - Social Psych Part 1 With a...

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Unformatted text preview: Social Psych Part 1 With a Personality Recap Lecture Overview Personality Wrap-Up 3 Motivational Principles from Social Psychology Social Influence: 5 Well-Documented Effects Social Facilitation & Social Interference Stereotype Threat Conformity Normative Influence Compliance Personality Change & Stability Personality Factors tend to become less variable as people age, from moderately low stability in childhood to high stability in adulthood Typical Move from Higher to Lower (decrease)- Openness to Experience- Neuroticism Typically Move from Lower to Higher (increase)- Conscientiousness- Agreeableness Typically Remain Relatively Stable across the Lifespan (no change)- Extraversion Genetic Determinants of Personality Between 40% - 60% of the variability that we see across peoples traits is due to genetic inheritance If genes affect personality, they presumably do so primarily by influencing the physiological characteristics of the nervous system in one way or another These physiological characteristics of the nervous system are likely to be reflected in a childs temperament , which acts as the scaffolding for personality development Example of Social Cognitive View of Personality Development & Political Ideology Four Paths to 4 different Ideological Belief Systems (Duckitt, 2001, p. 53): Socialization Personality Worldview Motive/Goal Ideological belief Punitive Conforming Threatening Control/Safety Authoritarianism/ (low Openness) Conservatism Unaffectionate tough-minded competitive dominance social darwinism (Low Agreeableness High Conscientiousness) Tolerant Autonomous Safe/secure Pers. Freedom Social Libertarianism...
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