2011 - 3/17/2011 I) Mimicry is important for A) Liking and...

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3/17/2011 I) Mimicry is important for… A) Liking and support A.1) Do we like people more who mimic us? (A.1.a) Correlational work (Bernieri, LaFrance, Sheflen) (A.1.b) Experimental demonstration (Chartrand and Bargh, 1999) A.2) Liking an smoothness of interactions (A.2.a) Ps interact with one confederate on photo description task (A.2.b) Confederate either mimicked the posture and mannerisms of P or not (between subjects) (A.2.c) P reports on “exit questionnaire” how much he/she liked the confederate and how smoothly the interaction went with the confederate A.2.c.i Ratings of confederate and interaction Seems as though we like people who mimic us B) Affiliation needs B.1) Directly activating goal (B.1.a) Proportion of time confederate was mimicked B.1.a.i Ss watch video, thinking it’s live, of confederate performing task while touching her face often B.1.a.iiHaving explicit/primed goal makes you mimic person more B.2) Social exclusion (B.2.a) Manipulation of exclusion through cyber ball B.2.a.i Participant interacts with “new” partner for second experiment – photo description Confederate shook foot throughout Hidden camera recorded participant foot shaking B.2.a.iiParticipant mimicked more when excluded C) Pro-social orientation C.1) Feeling close to others in general (C.1.a) General pro social orientation experiment C.1.a.i Ps mimicked or not C.1.a.iiStudy 1 DV: “how close do you feel to others in general?” (1-7 scale) Feel closer to people in general when mimicked C.1.a.iii Study 2 DV: seating distance from unknown other Prediction: if mimicry leads to general prosocial orientation that goes beyond dyad, mimicked Ps should feel closer to generalized other C.2) Helping others (C.2.a) Are we more likely to engage in prosocial actions when mimicked
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course PSYCH 2800 taught by Professor Gilovich,t/regan,d during the Spring '08 term at Cornell University (Engineering School).

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