Social Psychology 3rd lecture

Social Psychology 3rd lecture - Murder Behavioral o Social...

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Murder Behavioral –  o Social Learning Theory – Observational Learning Account for  Behavior  o Murder – Predisposition of observing a murder/violence o That its ok o Video Games, Movies, Mass Media o Murder’s actins  Directly Observable Behavior Not Ask Why Cognitive – Social Environment/ How raised o Look at the  why  motive o What were they thinking o Attitude Consist/Attrib Theory o Defend: Plead Insanity/ self defense Structural – o Society says what to do/what you shouldn’t do o Murder is bad o Motive to murder o Media Influence o $$$$ could be a motive o Peer Influence  Interactionist 
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o Micro level. o How you decide what you are supposed to do Essay Topic: Workplace sexual harassment: Why does it exist or       explain why people do it? Scientific Research     Science versus Truth: What is True? Remember: A theory can never  be absolutely be  proven  to be true. Sun is center of universe – theory that can be refuted. Science and Sociology Science      – A logical system based on direct, systematic observation Scientific Sociology      – The study of society based on systematic  observation of social behavior Subjective Knowledge This comes from the individual’s own frame of reference Faith Personal Observations
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