Social Psychology Chapter 10 November 12, 2004 Class #11
Types of Prosocial Behavior
Prosocial behavior (broadest term) Benevolence (slightly narrower term) Pure altruism
Action intended to benefit another Can be done to gain eithe
Social Psychology Chapter 11 October 22, 2004 Class #9
What is Aggression?
intended to injure
It is behavior (not angry feelings) It is intended (not accidental harm) It is aimed at hurting (not assertiveness or playfulness)
Attitudes Chapter 6 October 22, 2004 Class #8
What is an Attitude?
A positive, negative, or mixed evaluation of a person, object, or idea expressed at some level of intensity
How Attitudes Are Measured: SelfReport Measures
Social Psychology Chapter 8 October 15, 2004 Class #7
If performance can be individually evaluated, the presence of others will be arousing
This will improve performance on simple tasks but interfere with performance
Social Psychology Chapter 7 October 8, 2004 Class #6
Changing one's behavior to match the responses or actions of others (no pressure necessarily)
The Chameleon Effect
Chartrand and Bargh (1999)
Participant and confederate worked on
Stereotypes, Prejudice, and Discrimination
Social Psychology Chapter 5 September 17, 2004 Class #4
He fit the description.
Case Study: February 4, 1999 Amadou Diallo, 22, died in a hail of 41 bullets outside his Bronx apartment in what the officers test
Social Psychology Chapter 4 September 10, 2004 Class #3
The process by which people come to understand one another. We'll look at:
The "raw data" of social perception How we explain and analyze beh
The Social Self
Social Psychology Chapter 3 September 3, 2004 Class #2
Self-Concept: Set of beliefs and perceptions about oneself
Helps determine how individuals will behave Inconsistency between self-concept and experience evokes anxiety a
Introduction to Social Psychology Research/Ethical issues The Person and the Situation
Social Psychology Chapters 1 & 2 August 27, 2004 Class #1
What is Social Psychology?
Social psychology is the scientific study of how people's thoughts, feelings, and
Attraction and Close Relationships
Social Psychology Chapter 9 November 19, 2004 Class #12
The Need to Belong
The need to belong is a basic human motive We care deeply about what others think of us Those with a network of close social ties tend to be
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Asafu-Adjaye. (2005). What has been the impact of foreign direct investment in ghana?. Public
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Ghana balance of trade . (2013). Retrieved from
DARK SIDE OF TECHNOLOGY
What Is VAMPIRE?
Vampires are mythical
beings who subsist by
feeding on the life
essence (generally in
the form of blood) of
How are they?
They dont like sunlight
They drink blood of living creatures
They dont like
In much of the developing world,
adolescent and child marriage continues
to be a strong social norm, particularly
for girls. Early female marriage is
associated with a number of poor social
and physical outcomes for young women
and their offspring.
Course: ENG 105
Md. Sakib Faisal
ID: 102 0316 030
DR. Shireen Huq(SnH)
Mentioned in All religion
TV Sitcoms and How They Have Digressed
In the 1960s we had sitcoms like the Andy Griffith show, The Beverly Hillbillies,
Gomer Pyle, Leave it to Beaver, Bewitched and Get Smart. These sitcoms had family values and
Quirky comedy. I can remember watching al
Social Psychology Chapter 14 December 10, 2004 Class #14
The application of psychology to the promotion of physical health and the prevention and treatment of illness
Social psychological principles now involved in health iss
Understand the scientific nature of social psychological research Understand the scientific method Know the benefits and drawbacks of various research strategies Understand the value and special application of experimental research
Identify the affective, cognitive, and behavioral components of prejudice. Distinguish between the various theories that explain prejudice. Understand modern prejudice. Identify means of reducing prejudice.
Prejudice: The Ubiquitous Social
explain how we use attribution theory understand the fundamental principles of attribution identify how we use information to make inferences about other people be aware of biases in perception identify key features that indicate deception
ATP Social 7: Group Processes
The effect of the presence of other individuals.
The effect of the presence of a group (and therefore other group
ATP Social 6: Conformity
Classic studies in conformity:
Sherifs (1936) autokinetic study of norm formation.
Aschs (1951) line-judgement study of majority influence.
Milgrams (1963) electric shock obedience to au