# 3 Interpersonal Perception

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Chapter 3 Interpersonal Perception Stages of Perception Perception – the process by which you become aware of objects, events and people through your 5 senses Interpersonal perception is a continuous series involving the 5 stages: sensing stimuli organizing stimuli storing your perception in memory retrieving your perception Processes of Perception Implicit personality theories – a set of rules that say which characteristics of an individual go with other characteristics Self fulfilling prophecies – occurs when you make a prediction that comes true because you act on it as if it were true Primacy – if what comes first exerts the most influence: recency – it what comes last exerts the most influence Consistency - the tendency to maintain balance among perceptions or attitudes Stereotyping - a fixed impression of a group of people Attribution – the process by which we try to explain the motivation for a person’s
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This note was uploaded on 01/12/2011 for the course SOC 118 taught by Professor A during the Spring '10 term at Seneca.

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