1. What is a group and what are some common types of groups? (10 points)
A group is a social unit of two or more people who interact with one another
over time, establishing patterns of interaction, a group identity, shared goals,
and rules or norms gover
The regular day of Juan has obedience, conformity, and compliance in multiple
fashions. Interactions display the use of legitimate power, social inuences of
normative inuences, and the door-in-the-face strategy. Analyzing Juans
behavior, Im able to unders
1. Which aspects of communication-persuasion paradigm fit the short story?
i. Messages from a source with a high level of expertise will produce an attitude
change more often than messages from a source without that expertise.
ii. Another featur
1. In which case do you think people are more likely to offer help? What factors make help more
likely in that case and less likely in the other case?
i. Just the week before, the teacher had asked Mark a tough question in class,
and Mark clea
Through analyzing the interactions of Alexis accounting, anthropology, and algebra groups we can learn
a lot about their social interactions and cohesion. Each group portrayed different characteristics and
worked together in far different ways with varyin
Voting has long been the fundamental right in the United States and the cause for the creation of
this great country. However, where there is a right to choose, there is a group trying to sway your
opinion on the matter. This is what we see when we look a
Four Concepts with definitions and examples
1. Social Comparison
a. Definition: the idea that only through comparing ourselves to others, which is made
possible by an ability to self-differentiate, we are able to gain a sense of our self.
b. Exert: When I
1. A hate crime
a. is violence that is directed towards a person based on that persons membership in a
certain category, such as non-white or non-heterosexual.
b. Ebony was the recipient of a lot of violence in high school simply because she was a
1. door-in-the-face strategy
a. is one in which a person first makes a very large request (which is almost surely going to
be denied), then a small one.
b. "So, Phillip, can I count on you to take notes for me again this semester?" Phillip frowned
Beauty and the Beast is an age old tale that we all know and love reflecting the ideas of character,
emotion, and personality versus someones physical attractiveness. Snyder, M., Tanke, E. D., & Berscheid,
E. took this idea one step further and proposed a
Socialization is a process that every living thing on this planet goes through; in our own unique
way it makes us who we are. Of people, Oscar Wilde wrote Most people are other people. Their
thoughts are someone else's opinions, their lives a mimicry, the
Use those to assess how likely you believe the relationship is to lead to a long-term successful
Ideal self image
6. Comparison level of alternatives
The Self-Fullling Prophecies and Stereotypes study done by Mark Snyder
was devised to exhibit how the physical attractiveness of women can lead men
to treating women dierently which causes the women to react with specied
stereotypes. Mr. Snyder utilizes t
Shawns personal advertisement displays who he believes he is and how he
internally and externally identies himself. This advertisement holds many
elements of Socialization and the Social Self, but lets focus on Shawns SelfServing Bias, a few points in his
Brenda and Curtis relationship possesses most aspects of the concepts
presented in the lesson. I will be focusing on the formation of their relationship,
ingratiations, and the end result of their relationships process.
Brenda and Curtis met through a r
Attribution plays a huge role in societal interaction and personal perception.
Looking at the examples of college students meeting their advisors is one of the
trillion scenarios of how situations and dispositions can be altered with a simple
Todd becomes a leader through endorsement because the group elected him as
the group leader. He then implemented task for everyone to complete,
attempting task cohesion and showing he was a task specialist "He outlined
each step of the project a
Since the Reasoned Action Model assumes peoples behavioral decisions are
rational, the advertisements target the voters behavioral intent. Behavioral
intention has to do with both attitudes and thesubjective norm, which is one's
perception of wh
Helping and ultimately being altruistic is something I hold very close to my heart.
Living in this college setting, altruism is a very rare happening. This passages
eectively shows what it might look like according to my expectations. The
negative, harmful behavior toward people based on their group membership
What is the ultimate form of discrimination?
Genocide- an attempt to systematically eliminate an ethnic, racial, religious,
or other such groups through banishment
As we can see from the examples in the text, we can analyze the fact that attribution
plays a big part in social interaction and personal perception. We can evaluate that the two
examples of college students meeting their advisors is a scene where situati
The Self in a Social World
The self can be thought of as having several major features
o Self-consciousness: awareness of the self
o Self-concept: the content of the self
o Self-knowledge: ability to explain ones behavior and