Judgments2 - Chapter 3 Social Beliefs/Judgments Chapter 3...

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Chapter 3 – Social Beliefs/Judgments Chapter 3 chapter focuses on four topics: social perception , judgments , explanations , and expectations . Last time, we looked at explanations . Today we’ll focus on social perception , judgments , and expectations.
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Chapter 3 – Social Beliefs/Judgments Perception and judgment will help us consider possible biases in the social-cognitive system.
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Perception: We perceive what we are primed to perceive. To be primed is to have “activated associations in memory.”
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Perception: We perceive what we are primed to perceive. - Can be seen when our perceptions confirm our (chronically primed) preconceptions.
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Preconceptions bias how we interpret neutral or ambiguous stimuli
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Preconceptions bias how we interpret neutral or ambiguous stimuli
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Preconceptions bias how we interpret neutral or ambiguous stimuli Q: Is there any such thing as “objective” perception?
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Perception: We perceive what we are primed to perceive.
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2012 for the course COMM 1200 taught by Professor Hockman during the Spring '07 term at Missouri (Mizzou).

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Judgments2 - Chapter 3 Social Beliefs/Judgments Chapter 3...

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