Social Psychology Cognitive Schemas 4 Outline

Social Psychology Cognitive Schemas 4 Outline - Social...

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Social Psychology: Cognitive Schemas 10/1/10
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Social Cognition Social Cognition How people think about themselves and the social world, or more specifically, how people select, interpret, remember, and use social information to make judgments and decisions.
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Wason Card Task The cards have a letter on one side and a number on the other. The other side of the cards is not shown. A claim is then made: "If a card has a vowel on one side, then it has an even number on the other side." The question is, which of the cards would one need to turn over to see if the statement is true or false?
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Solution __________is one of the necessary cards to turn over. If there is an even number on the other side, then the claim is at least partially confirmed. On the other hand, if there is an odd number on the other side, then the claim is falsified. Many incorrectly choose the ______ card. But this really doesn't tell you anything; finding a card with a consonant on one side and an even number on the other doesn't falsify the claim, as it doesn't say
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