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Conclusion - COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. To explain how social...

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Unformatted text preview: COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. To explain how social psychologists think about and study human behavior. 2. To introduce the body of knowledge and underlying principles in the field. 3. To encourage reflection about the implications of social-psychological research for situations we encounter in everyday life. Social Psychology is The subfield of psychology that deals with- the ordinary, everyday behavior- of normal adults- who are interacting with, or in relation to,- other people In other words, social psychologists are interested in how most people act most of the time (except, perhaps when playing with themselves or with inanimate objects). Some Major Ideas from Each Unit Biology Chemistry Philosophy Psychologists Stimuli Responses Input Operations PERCEPTION Storage Operations MEMORY Processing Routines JUDGMENT The Information Processing Model Know your patterns of results Almost Sober A Glass A keg Interaction effect: Sex of participant x Amount for Beer Drunk Totally Plastered 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40 M ale F emale Simple Logic of Discounting Principle Internal Causes BEHAVIOR Inferred Trait External Causes The false-consensus effect...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2011 for the course ECON 252 taught by Professor Robertholand during the Spring '08 term at Purdue.

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Conclusion - COURSE OBJECTIVES 1. To explain how social...

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