{[ promptMessage ]}

Bookmark it

{[ promptMessage ]}

Perceptions

Perceptions - Stereotyping Primacy effect forming an...

Info iconThis preview shows pages 1–2. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Perceptions and Attributions Perceptions: the process of receiving info. about and making sense of the world around us o What we perceive is what is real o Perceptual process: Stimulus Attention Organization Interpretation Response Feedback Stimulus o Influences on attention (external factors): Status: homeless Donald Trump? Roles: role of mother vs. role of female executive Traits: male vs. female o Influences on attention (internal factors): Values Motivations Experiences Habits Expectations o Organizing and interpreting processes: Figure ground: figures vs. background Closure: filling in the blanks Context: a plus sign rotate is a multiplication sign o Mistakes that affect perceptions: Selective perception/ perceptual defense: biased interpretations based on opinions
Background image of page 1

Info iconThis preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Background image of page 2
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: Stereotyping Primacy effect: forming an opinion about people based on first impressions Recency effect: forming opinion based on most recent info. received about people Halo effect: allowing someone’s performance in one dimension to unduly influence our evaluation of their performance on other dimensions Contrast effect: perceptions biased by comparison of one individual’s traits to those of other individuals False consensus: assuming that others posses beliefs and characteristics similar to our own o Improving inaccuracies: Understand these errors can occur Work to prevent them from happening Understand and acknowledge our own biases by becoming more self aware Gather info. from others...
View Full Document

{[ snackBarMessage ]}

Page1 / 2

Perceptions - Stereotyping Primacy effect forming an...

This preview shows document pages 1 - 2. Sign up to view the full document.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon bookmark
Ask a homework question - tutors are online