Attitudes, Behavior, and Emotion

Attitudes, Behavior, and Emotion - ATTITUDES, BEHAVIOR, AND...

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ATTITUDES, BEHAVIOR, AND EMOTION Instructor: Courtney Gosnell PSY 102: Social Psychology
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Outline Attitudes Do Attitudes Determine Behavior? Does Behavior Determine Attitudes? Emotion Classic theories How effects behavior
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Attitudes
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Attitude Attitude: Favorable or unfavorable evaluative reaction toward something
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How do we measure attitudes? Attitude Scale
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Attitudes 1-----------------2-----------------3-----------------4-----------------5 Strongly Disagree Disagree Neither agree Agree Strongly Agree or disagree ____1. Engaging in regular physical exercise three times a week promotes good health. ____2. Eating a variety of foods each day, including five or more servings of fruits and vegetables contributes to wellness. ____3. It is essential that all citizens exercise their right to vote if government is to effectively reflect the will of the people. ____4. Homelessness is a serious problem that needs attention.
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How do we measure attitudes? Attitude Scale What if attitude is controversial, embarrassing, or socially ‘normed’? Bogus Pipeline Covert or Implicit measures Are attitudes really uni-polar?
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Four Possible Attitude Reactions (Cacioppo et al., 1997)
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Do Attitudes Determine Behavior?
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Behaviors 1. I take the time to engage in regular physical activity at least three times a week. YES NO 2. I eat at least five servings of fresh fruits and vegetables each day. YES NO 3. I voted in the last election for which I was eligible. YES NO 4. In the last year, I have personally done something to address the homeless problem (e.g., made a charitable contribution, talked with a homeless person, wrote my congressman/woman).
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