Psychology- Unit 2

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Obedience
Following instructions from an authority figure
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Conformity
A change in a persons behaviours or opinion due to peer pressure
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Normative SI
We want to be liked by other people and be accepted
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Informational SI
We observe other peoples actions in new situations.
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Bystander Intervention
When a bystander helps someone in need
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Social Loafing
Putting less effort while working a group.
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Deindividuation
Losing our sense of individuality and responsibility
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Social learning theory (aggression)
Aggression caused by other peoples behaviours and actions.
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Imitation
Using someone as a model
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Vicarious reinforcement
Repeating behaviours that others have been rewarded for.
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Monitoring
Judging our own actions.
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Thanatos
Desire for destruction that will lead to aggression
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Displacement
Being aggressive towards others.
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Sublimation
Channelling aggression into acceptable behaviour
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Operant conditioning
Learning sue to the consequences oh behaviour through reinforcement
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Reinforcement
A consequence of behaviour that encourages or stregthens a behaviour
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Punishment
A stimulus that weakens behaviour because it's unpleasant so we try and avoid it.
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Positive reinforcement
A reward or pleasant consequence that increases the likelihood that it will be repeated.
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Negative reinforcement
When a negative thing is taken away, which increases the likelihood for the action to be repeated.
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Classical conditioning
A procedure in which something learns to associate a reflex response with a new stimulus.
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Generalistaion
Conditioned response is produced when a similar stimulus is presented.
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Discrimination
Conditioned response is produced when a specific stimulus is presented.
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Phobia
A irrational and disproportionate fear that creates a sense of fear and anxiety.
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Flooding
Involves immediate exposre of the person to the feared object,activity or event until there is no longer a fear response
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Aversion Therapy
Treatment for addictions which makes the addict have an extremely negative reaction to the addictive substance.
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Gender Schema
Building block of knowledge that contains information about each gender.
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A change in a persons behaviours or opinion due to peer pressure

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Conformity

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We want to be liked by other people and be accepted

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We observe other peoples actions in new situations.

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When a bystander helps someone in need

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