GenPsych.Lecture20.Sakai.Chavez.Fall2011.11.16.2011

GenPsych.Lecture20.Sakai.Chavez.Fall2011.11.16.2011 - Why...

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Why you do what you do Lecture 20 Instructor: George Chavez
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Better and Worse The originator of Social Psychology Research? The Social Facilitation Effect Tests of social facilitation: Group 1: Free throws alone Group 2: Free throws with others
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Better and Worse Performance? How well one does on an easy/well-versed task Crowd? Usually other people taking part in a task
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Better and Worse You might be thinking, “But I do just the opposite. When there are others around, I tend not to put in as much effort .” Social _________ The tendency to work ___ _____ when sharing work with other people.
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Better and Worse So a new testing format would clearly have a lot of problems… But one would be that there is little ________ ___________ , which leads to social loafing “No one will know that I was the one who didn’t care.” When effort is _______ , social loafing occurs. Diffusion of Responsibility Yes No Social Loafing Social Facilitation
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Better and Worse Latane and Darley: You come in for a psych experiment and the experimenter tells you and the other participants to wait in the hallway. Meanwhile, the experimenter goes into a room and
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