Lecture I Part I
Components of the class
o Most of the exam questions will test knowledge from lectures
o Read em after lecture. They provide a complement to lecture (covering a lot
Stereotyping and Prejudice
Strides weve made
By the time were born prejudice was really low
Were really low when it comes to prejudice, our generation is very open minded
No matter how they cast their ballots, all Americans ca
Belonging, Attraction, and Close Relationships
Why is belonging important anyway?
o What is it about the need to belong?
How do people respond to social exclusion?
What factors lead to romantic attraction?
Aggression is behavior intended to harm others. Can be
o Hostile: harm is the intended outcome
o Instrumental: aggression as means to an end
If you hit someone on the head while youre r
What does a hero look like?
o It might look like Harry Potter, Avengers
o Two people that illustrate nice examples of different types of being prosocial
Maria Ruiz: Weekly commitment to helping, for 1
Attitudes and Beliefs
ATTITUDES AND BELIEFS
The first modern use of the term attitude appeared in the 18th century, where it was
used to refer to the visible posture or bodily orientation in painting and in statuary
Came from ar
Social Cognition and Emotion
Social Cognition and emotion
Study how people think about the social world
How we form impression about other people
Thinking about the social world: includes
Impressions of other people
How we form
The Self 2: Self-regulation, Self-presentation, and Impressions
What is self-regulation?
Any act of self-control at all, or any situation in which behavior is purposefully directed
toward a goal
By goal I dont just mean broad
The Self Part I: Self-awareness, Self-concept, Self-esteem
What are you like?
Please write 10 different self-descriptive sentences
I am a 18 year old Chinese American female
I am a piano player
I am a badminton player
Lecture I Part II
Nature and Culture
Tim was in something called landscape architecture
Interested in things like designing parks
20 years ago globalization did not exist
Tim gets to go to China to study
Groups, Norms and Applications
Prejudice is an intergroup phenomenon group vs. group
o Your perceptions of another group
But psychology of individuals also change *within* a group (even without thinking abo