Stanford Prison Study
Prisoners were doing what guards told them to do
Obedience to Authority
o Why do people do terrible things? Just because someone told them to?
Theres a number of biological reasons that come into play as well
The Nullification Crisis
Jackson Admin: 1828 implement tariff
To protect local products
This is so that local products dont have to compete
Southern states were mad- opposed 1828 tariff
- They produce a lot of things that would export to other countries
J8 8 iManifest Destiny & Expansionism
Widespread call for annexation of newly settled lands
Manifest Destiny a slogan of those believing the U.S divinely ordained to
encompass Mexico and Canada.
It is already set.
Manifest means evident. This destiny
Road to Independence
Post-war British Colonies
British created an empire where the sun never set.
The Americans felt good about themselves because they were apart of a
great empire so they wanted to be treated the same as the people back
The Politics of Nation Building After the War of 1812
Era of Good Feelings
- Politics a one-party system
Federalists were no more.
- Former Secretary of State
- Elected in 1816
- Elected again in 1820: almost u
Chapter 12: Personality
An individuals characteristic pattern of thinking, feeling and acting.
In this practice, he encountered patients suffering from nervous
disorders. Their complaints
Psyc 287: The Study of the Person
What is personality?
How different a person is from others
How a person behaves in different situations
Both the situation and the person influence behavior
Consistent behavior patterns and interpersonal pro
How do other people influence our thinking about drugs?
Within & Between
Psychological theories, including those for substance use, examine:
o Intrapersonal factors (within a person)
Sensitivity to a particular drug
Exam 1 Review
Understand the different perspectives of social behavior including: social,
personality, & sociology
What is a construal?
o The way a person perceives, comprehends & interprets a social situation
o Determined by 2 basic motives
Modern Approaches to Self-Esteem Maintenance
Claude Steele Self Affirmation Theory
Dissonance is a problem because it threatens our self-esteem
People view self as good, competent, moral
When this view is threatened:
o People deal directly w
PSYC 287 : Chapter 12
Psychoanalysis after Freud
Eriksons theory of development _, whereas Freuds theory _.
Focuses on conscious social conflicts; focuses on the location of mental energy
According to object relations theory,
Personal authenticity is one of the few ideals that are nearly universally praised in
mainstream postmodern society. Its high popular regard is rivaled only by equally slippery terms
like "happiness," "education," and "success." Not too surprisingly, our