Summary of Lesson 10 - Forming Impressions of People.

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What is the primacy effect?
When things we learn first influence our later impressions.
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What is the recency effect?
Recent impression.
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What is the Halo Effect?
Our overall impressions of a person influences how we think about their character.
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Who proposed the Halo effect?
Asch
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What is the attribution process?
We search for causes of behaviour + make judgements about character/personality.
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What is social perception?
Our perception of people.
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What is general perception?
Our perception of objects.
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What is interpersonal perception?
Forming impressions of others.
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What are snap judgements?
Rapid and reasonably accurate decisions based on the first characteristic of a person that comes to attention.
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What is Gahagan's definition of stereotyping?
A belief about the characteristics possessed by some group and possessed by any member of that group.
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What provides stereotypes?
Our names, our physical attractiveness, our race.
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What is political correctness?
Words, actions and measures taken so not to offend or upset a particular group in Society.
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What is sex-role stereotyping?
Refers to the way we have expectations of people on the basis of their gender.
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What is a self-fulfilling prophecy?
The idea that expectations about a person or group can become true simply because they have been stated.
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What is racial stereotyping?
When generalisations are made about an individual because of their race.
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What are in-groups and out-groups?
In-group; "one of us." Certain attitudes are developed by these groups.
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What is the intuition model?
How we form overall impressions of other people.
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