Summary of Example:
In the movie Zootopia, a movie where animals are anthropomorphic and live together in
the world. Judy Hopps is a bunny cop and she does not trust foxes because they are known for
hunting rabbits. Judy meets Nick Wilde, a fox, and she d
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Examining the Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon
The foot-in-the-door phenomenon, or the tendency for people who have first agreed to a
small request to comply later with a larger request (Myers, 2013, p. 129). The foot
Summary of Example:
In an episode of Gossip Girl, Jenny Humphrey is a freshman who desperately wants to
join the cool clique at her elite private school and is given the opportunity to impress the queen
bee of the clique, Blair Waldorf, when she is invite
Unit One: What is Social Psychology?
The Power of the Situation
Unit Two: The Self
Illusion of transparency
Development of a sense of self o Rouge test
Major Depressive Disorder: when five or more symptoms of depression are present for at least 2 weeks o Emotional symptoms: Mood sad or dejected Describe themselves at miserable, empty, humiliated May experience anxiety, anger, agitation, frequent
What are Psychotropic medications?
Any medications used for the purposes of treating a Psychiatric Illness.
Medications developed expressly for the purpose of treating a specific mental illness Medications orig
the movement of the medication through the body
Determinants of drug action
when you take a medication does it take effect immediately? Somehow the medication has to enter your body and then get to the places in your body where t
How medications work on the body
Different types: large protein molecules found embedded in the cell membrane those that are found within the interior of the cell. All receptors have in common that they have binding
Everything psychological is simultaneously biological.
There is an inextricable link between our mind and behavior with our biology, chemistry and genetics. There is a biological basis to everything we do. To put it simply our nervous
Integration Between Biology and Psychology
Stimulus-Response Specificity which is the concept that you can predict a specific response when a specific stimulus applied. Psychodynamics of Pharmacologic Treatment.
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Diagnosing Mental Illness
What is a psychiatric diagnosis?
The DSM-IV (APA, 1994) defines Mental Disorder as: a clinically significant behavioral or psychological syndrome or pattern that occurs in an individual and that is associated with present d
Growing up in a time that places such emphasis on how one looks and presents oneself, I was interested to see how the physical attractiveness of males and females would effect various situations. It became apparent to me that those individuals who we
altruism: behavior that is motivated by an unselfish concern for the welfare of others diffusion of responsibility: idea that amount of responsibility assumed by bystanders in an emergency is shared among them bystander effect: the fact that the like
Schmitt, Branscombe, and Postmes (2003): participants believed taking part in a study concerning job interviews each participant received identical negative feedback 1. interviewer jerk, gives everyone a negative evaluation (nonsexist external attrib
Asch 1950 people will yield to social pressure from a unanimous group asked people to compare the length of lines 75% of people gave obvious wrong answer Cialdini (1994) techniques for gaining compliance friendship/liking reciprocity commitment/consi