Prediciton processes

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Prediction processes between people When we enter interaction with other people, we do not enter with a blank slate (aka tabular rasa) Interview: get training, do research on company or interviewer Rush: hear about reputation 3 Types of Predictions Self-prediction – about ourselves Predict my courses will be easy and I will do well Can be positive or negative Self-fulfilling prophecy Learned helplessness Predictions about situations Going to a wedding/funeral – different expectations What color/kind of clothing to wear Mood and behavior Predictions about other people Nadler Good public speaking More laid back – open to discussion Title: “Dr.” vs “Larry” How we make predicitions Successive approximation – when we make predictions about another, we want to use the best data available Draw on past experiences as basis for prediction Previous class with Nadler
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