Social_Cognition - Social Cognition Book Component Study...

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Social Cognition: Book Component Study Guide – True / False _____ 1. The ways in which we interpret, analyze, remember, and use information about the social world is known as social cognition. _____ 2. Schemas horizontal our mental frameworks for organizing information about the world horizontal sometimes prevent us from noticing important details about our situation. _____ 3. The tendency to yield to temptation or engage in forbidden pleasures is useful in reducing negative feelings and distress. _____ 4. Heuristics are simple rules for making decisions rapidly. As such, heuristics frequently cause us to make poor choices and should never be used in social situations. _____ 5. The more similar an individual is to typical members of a group, the more likely that individual is also a member of the group, regardless of base rates. _____ 6. In general, information that is relatively easier to remember and the more information we can remember has a stronger effect on our thinking. This is known as the
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This note was uploaded on 11/16/2011 for the course PSYCH 3710 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '11 term at Valdosta State University .

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