-Prosocial behaviour is any act performed with the goal of benefiting
another person or society
-Altruism: desire to help others, even if it involves a cost to the one
American Journalism, 28:4, 81110
Copyright 2011, American Journalism Historians Association
Race, the Southern Press, and
the 1936 Olympic Games
By Robert Drake
This study examines the ways that news of African Americans
was presented to white
THE BITTER TEARS OF JESSE OWENS
Anthony Paul Farley*
Even the philosopher is a larval subject of his own system.
I 'IIflyaway. Oh Glory
I'll fly away (in the morning)
When I die. Hallelujah, by and by,
I'll fly away (I'llflyaway).
INTRODUCTION: SOME GL
Blacks and Gypsies in Nazi Germany:
the Limits of the Racial State
by Eve Rosenhaft
What distinguishes National Socialism from other twentieth-century
dictatorships is the systematic mass murder prosecuted against the Jews of
Europe and rationalized in te
Post Card from the Past Assignment
3 August 1936, Berlin Olympic Games (100 meter sprint)
Student # 6065262
Seminar #6 TH 9-10
Prof. Rene Lafferty-Salhany
November 21, 2016
Jesse Owens, an all Ameri
The recent rapid increase in single-parent families, along with its distinctive cultural and welfare
environments for these families, makes Ruiru Area an interesting case for examining the effects
of single parenthood families on the educational success o
2P30 Week 8
p = participant
Chapters 5-8 and little bit of chapter 4, around 10 questions per chapter
Focus on main topics and main studies
One question on the movie
Poll Fave Activities
Polls about class fav activity- 50 students re
Week 7 Social Psychology
Friday October 28, 2016-10-28
Conformity- does it happen?
Elevator- social norm is to face the door, video in class- what happens when
encounter people not conforming to social norms
September 12, 2016
Soc psych= social psychology
Writing in brown- lecture notes
2P30: Week 2
(and a little bit about writing)
Hindsight bias: people exaggerate how much they could have predicted an outcome af
Changing Behaviour: Influence and Conformity !
1.Norms: shared beliefs about appropriate conduct; defines group membership and
differentiates between groups!
Classic Studies: Asch (1956)!
-line length study!
-clearly line 1 longer than other; asked whic
Attitudes (october 28)!
attitude: basic evaluation; extent to which you are favourable or unfavourable !
persuasion: attempt to change your attitude!
prejudice: negative attitude about a group and its members!
tripartite model of attitudes (ABCs)!
-Triplett (1898): noted cyclists were faster when cycling with others than alone!
-also found children worked faster putting string on reel when working with others!
-problem: sometimes presence of others helped
2p30 lecture 2!
-replicable measurement (can it be replicated and give same answer twice)!
-actually measuring what we want to measure !
-may influence the behaviour studied!
-ex questionnaire on racism or pol
Week 6: Attitudes and Attitude Change
October 17, 16
Attitudes and Attitude Change
Attitude is everything
Attitudes can sometimes be changed
attitudes are evaluations of people, objects, or ideas
2P30: Week 7 Conformity
Monday October 24,2016
Brown writing: lecture notes
Headers are centered and bolded
Rules of authors
Multiple in text citations are in alphabetical order, separated with ;
First time in text: 1-
Monday September 19, 2016
Writing in brown- lecture notes
Social Cognition continued
112 students responded to poll (60%) of class
change in top two shows, friends and greys swapped places
top is friends,
g) Conjunction Fallacy
the probability of a conjunction (i.e., cooccurrence of two outcomes) cannot be greater
than the probability of each outcome alone
people make more extreme predictions for the
PSYC 2P30 September 4 th 2013
Predicting University Grades
Attendance & participation predicts (beyond IQ)
o Especially conscientiousness & openness to experience
o Conscientiousness best predicts grades (r=.24)
PSYCH 2P30 - September 25 2013
The probability of a conjunction (cognitive-occurrence of two outcomes) cannot be
greater than the probability of each outcome alone
Conjunction Fallacy: People make more extreme pred