Social Psychology Terms

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the study of how people influence others' behavior, beliefs, and attitudes
belief that includes an evaluative component
the exaggeration of initial tendencies through group discussion
people feel obligated to return favors (pre-giving)
an unpleasant mental tension from two conflicting thoughts or beliefs
tendency to overestimate the impact of dispositional influences on other people's behavior; also called person bias
change attitude when there's no easy way to justify it
beliefs about characteristics of other groups that we apply to most members
self-confirming apprehension that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
two routes to persuasion; depends on amount of thought given to the message
attributing behavior of entire groups to their dispositions
emphasis on group unanimity at the expense of critical thinking and sound decision-making
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people motivated and able to think about the message
enhancement of easy tasks, or disruption of difficult ones, elicited by the presence of others
tendency of people to change their behavior because of group influence
covert measure of unconscious attitudes derived from the speed at which people respond to pairings of concepts
influence due to the belief others are behaving correctly
physically attractive people are judged to be more intelligent, competent, sociable, moral
people not motivated to listen and are influenced by superficial cues
tendency to engage in uncharacteristic behavior when we are stripped of our identities
assigning cause to behavior; a claim about the cause of someone's behavior
Milgram shock study was example of what compliance technique
influence due to the fears of negative social consequences of appearing deviant

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Created Dec 7, 2010ReportNominate
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