The scientific study of how people
think about, influence and relate
to one another
A Scientific Approach
Social psychology uses the empirical
method to test its hypotheses and
Research and Human Values
WW II and research on pre
Dr. Becky Slaton
Study Guide: Exam 1
Chapter One and Lecture
Define the following terms and concepts
Internal and external validity
The Self in the Social World
What is the self?
When does a sense of self emerge?
What are the functions of the self?
How well do we know ourselves?
How does the self develop?
How does culture influence the self?
A composite of self-relevant attit
Social Beliefs and Judgments
How do people
Explain others behavior?
Perceive and recall information about their social
Judge other people?
The way in which people communicate,
intentionally or unintentionally, without words