This preview has intentionally blurred sections. Sign up to view the full version.View Full Document
Unformatted text preview: Chapter 16 Aggression-behavior whose purpose is to harm another F rustration-aggression principle-a principle stating that people aggress when their goals are thwarted Cooperation-behavior by two or more individuals that leads to mutual benefit Altruism-behavior that benefits another without benefiting oneself Kin selection-the process by which evolution selects for genes that cause individuals to provide benefits to their relatives Reciprocal altruism-behavior that benefits another with the expectation that those benefits will be returned in the future Group-a collection of two or more people who believe they have something in common Prejudice-a positive or negative evaluation of another person based on their group membership Discrimination-positive or negative behavior toward another person based on their group membership I n-group-a human category of which a person is a member Out-group-a human category of which a person is not a member Deindividuation-a phenomenon that occurs when immersion in a group causes people to become less aware of their individual values Social loafing-the tendency for people to expend less effort when in a group than...
View Full Document
This note was uploaded on 09/21/2011 for the course PSC 001 taught by Professor P during the Winter '08 term at UC Davis.
- Winter '08