Chapter 3 - LearningOutcomes:Perception...

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Chapter 3 Copyright 2009 Vandeveer,  Menefee 1 Learning Outcomes:  Perception Recognize the three factors influencing  perception. List the shortcuts that are used to the  advantage or detriment of understanding  others. Explain the fundamental attribution theory. Through self assessment, gain insight on how  one’s own perception impacts understanding  of people and situations.
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Chapter 3 Copyright 2009 Vandeveer,  Menefee 2 Perception Perception is the way people organize  and interpret the world around them in  order to give meaning to their  surroundings. People’s behavior is based on how they  interpret reality, not reality itself. The world that is perceived is the world  that is behaviorally important.
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Chapter 3 Copyright 2009 Vandeveer,  Menefee 3 Perception Perception is influenced by: the perceiver. the target. the situation.
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Copyright 2009 Vandeveer,  Menefee 4 Factors Influencing Perception Factors in the Perceiver: attitudes. motives.
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