Chapter 13-Social Psyh

Chapter 13-Social Psyh - Chapter 13 Conflict and...

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Chapter 13 Conflict and Peacemaking -conflict-a perceived incompatibility of actions or goals What creates conflict? -Social Dilemmas problems arise from self-interest The Prisonser’s Dilema -1confesses-DA grants immunity -both confesses-moderate sentence -neither confesses-light sentence The Tragedy of Commons The Tragedy of Commons-the commons is any shared resource including air water energy sources and food supplies that occurs when individuals consume more than their share with the cost of their doing so dispersed among all causing the ultimate collapse -Prisoner’s Dilemma/Tragedy of Commons Similarities -explain their own behavior situationally -motives often change -are non 0 games-games in which outcomes need not sum to zero with cooperation both can win with competition both can lose -Resolving Social Dilemmas inducing people to cooperate Regulation -laws a regulations for the common good Small is beautiful -small groups people feel more responsible and effective and more identified w/ a
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This note was uploaded on 06/08/2011 for the course PSYCH 101 taught by Professor Brill during the Spring '07 term at Rutgers.

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Chapter 13-Social Psyh - Chapter 13 Conflict and...

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