Lecture Notes for PSYC 1101 - Elementary Psychology with Cyterski at Georgia (UGA)

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Material Type:Study Guide
Class:PSYC 1101 - Elementary Psychology
University:University of Georgia
Term:Fall 2009
  • Cognitive Model of Depression
  • Implicit Attitudes
  • Explicit Attitudes
  • Social Situation
  • Particularly
  • Response Tendencies
  • Object Relations Theory
  • Uncomfortable
  • Conscientiousness
  • Social Conformity
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Chapter 12 Social Psychology ➢ Social Context is powerful-people are not inherently flawed or evil but rather social context is powerful How Do Attitudes Guide Behavior? Attitudes-the evaluation of objects, events, or ideas. (feelings, opinions, beliefs) Attitudes are shaped by social context-how we evaluate and interact with other people. Some attitudes are complex & involve multiple components. Love ice cream BUT believe it is bad for your health A. How do we form attitudes-Through Experience and Socialization a. People develop negative attitudes faster than positive attitudes b. More a person is exposed to something-the more the person likes itmere exposure effect i. People prefer their mirror image bc that is what they are used to c. Attitudes can be conditioned (CHAPTER 6) i. Classical Conditioning ii.Operant conditioning d. Shaped through Socialization-the society you belong to can shape your attitudes towards something. For example-many westerners would not eat a worm but they are considered a delica...

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