Psychology Unit 1

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What is the Autonomous state?
Having free will and taking responsibility for our actions.
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What is the Agentic state?
Acting on behalf of another because we are under the influence of a legitimate authority figure and 'shift' the blame onto them.
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What is Moral Strain?
Doing something that goes against our moral principles.
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What happens during the Agentic Shift?
We shift between the autonomous and agentic state.
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Define social categorisation.
Grouping people automatically due to stereotypical beliefs. e.g. Heavy metal fans are all headbangers.
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Define social identification.
associating yourself with the in-group's norms. e.g. wearing particular clothes.
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Define social comparison.
Making your in-group look better by making the out-group look worse (in-group favouritism)
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What are the shallowest and deepest levels of processing?
Shallowest= structural. Deepest= semantic.
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Describe the short-term memory.
5 plus or minus 2 items, 18-30 seconds.
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What theory did Tulving create?
Cue-dependent theory of forgetting.
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What are the two cues in Tulving's theory of forgetting?
context and state
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Which theory is an availability problem?
Trace decay
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Which theory is an accessibility problem?
Cue dependent
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How many participants took part in Godden and Baddeley's experiment?
18
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How many words were the deep sea divers asked to recall?
38
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What were the results of Godden and Baddeley?
Recall was 50% higher in the same environment as learning.
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What is the key-issue for the cognitive approach?
Eye witness testimony
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In Milgram's study, how many participants went to 300v?
40 (all of them)
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In Milgram's study, 65% of particiants went to how many volts?
450v (the maximum amount)
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What country was Meeus and Raajmakers' study from?
The Netherlands
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Hofling et al used how many nurses in his field experiment?
22
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What is the key-issue for the social approach?
Abu Ghraib
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