Unit 14 Power Point:
Computer Lab Assignment:
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Foot in the Door Assignment
Immaculee, a tale of survival from the Rwandan genocide.
This part of the course focuses on how individuals relate to one another in social situations . Social psychologists study social attitudes, social influence, and other social phenomena
- Apply attribution theory to explain motives (e .g ., fundamental attribution error, self-serving bias) .
- Describe the structure and function of different kinds of group behavior (e .g ., deindividuation, group polarization) .
- Explain how individuals respond to expectations of others, including groupthink, conformity, and obedience to authority .
- Discuss attitudes and how they change (e .g ., central route to persuasion) .
- Predict the impact of the presence of others on individual behavior (e .g ., bystander effect, social facilitation)
- Describe processes that contribute to differential treatment of group members (e .g ., in-group/out-group dynamics, ethnocentrism, prejudice) .
- Articulate the impact of social and cultural categories (e .g ., gender, race, ethnicity) on self-concept and relations with others .
- Anticipate the impact of behavior on a self-fulfilling prophecy .
- Describe the variables that contribute to altruism, aggression, and attraction .
- Discuss attitude formation and change, including persuasion strategies and cognitive dissonance .
- Identify important figures in social psychology (e .g ., Solomon Asch, Leon Festinger, Stanley Milgram, Philip Zimbardo)