Leads to lots of assumptions because of perceiving

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Unformatted text preview: ysically attractive people have a “halo” effect. • Usually viewed as kinder, funnier, intelligent, etc… • Treated differently than less physically attractive people. §༊ Leads to lots of assumptions because of perceiving some central nodes. • i.e. learning someone is a Democrat sets off other assumptions. o Fuzzy Boundaries §༊ Boundaries between schemas can be fuzzy. • Schemas: Evaluation Characteristics o Seek Meaning §༊ Tendency to see the meaning in something relative to the information we have in our schemas. • §༊ Why we say to “think outside the box.” Less cognitively effortful to fit new people/objects into e...
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