Classic definition: The scientific study of the way in which peoples thoughts, feelings and behaviors are influenced by
the real or imagined presence of other people. Allport (1985)
A= Affect (emotions)
C= Cognition (thoughts
Unit 1 TYNKs (Things You Need to Know)
Introduction, Chapter 1 and Chapter 2
T1. (Lecture) What is the classic definition of social psychology according to Allport? How does it differ
from Wegner & Gilberts modern definition?
Unit 2 TYNKs (Things You Need to Know)
Automaticity (not in textbook)
T1. What does the automaticity perspective investigate?
-investigates how behaviors are influenced by situations influenced outside of conscious
awareness or guidance
The main theory of this study is that social life has always been a key player in the
defense against physical threat. Also, this research shows that experiences of exclusion activate a
multitude of negative changes to peoples i
Unit 3 TYNKs (Things You Need to Know)
Chapter 10: Relationships and Attraction
T1. (p. 368) What is propinquity and how does it influence attraction? What was the primary finding in
Festingers Westgate West study?
-the state of being cl
Psychology Notes- Exam 1
What is psychology?
- The scientific study of the mind and behavior.
*Mind-private inner experiences of perceptions, thoughts, memories,
*Behavior-observable actions of human beings and nonhuman