Social - Social Psychology Dr. William Smith Professor of...

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Social Psychology Dr. William Smith Professor of Psychology Research deals with self-evaluation, interpersonal and intergroup conflict. Attribution Theory The judgment of other people: why people are not like coffee cups or Porsches. Heider and the naïve analysis of causality. Grouping behavior by cause: external vs. internal causes.
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Some ways in which people differ from other objects of our judgment • People intentionally influence the environment; they attempt to control it for their own purposes. Other objects are not intentional causal agents. • People perceive back; as you are forming impressions of them, they are forming impressions of you. • People may change upon recognizing that they are the objects of judgment; they worry about how they may come across.
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The Ultimatum Game (out of 100$) What amount would you offer to the other person? 1. $10 2. $20 3. $30 4. $40 5. $50 6. $60 7. $70 8. $80 9. $90 10. $100 Mean = 6.2333
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course PSY 101 taught by Professor Gauthier during the Spring '08 term at Vanderbilt.

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