We will begin our last unit on Monday! Yay! Social Psychology
Monday Class: Interactive Speed Dating with Social Psychologists
Wednesday: Test on Psych Disorders and Therapy
Friday: No school but you have work anyway! Complete all vocabulary for this unit and post on your blog for 10 marks. Also, a quick review assignment for this unit:) M/C practice will be on the blog for Easter Monday:)
Please watch the following videos before coming to class on Monday (Crash Course Social Psychology- they are great)
REMINDER: PSYCHOLOGICAL DISORDERS AND THERAPY TEST ON WEDNESDAY (40 MC) and 1 FRQ (DESIGN RUBRIC ONLY) FRQ will be given to you on Monday. I will give 3 but only pick 1!
- Describe the importance of attribution in social behavior and the dangers of the fundamental attribution error.
- Identify conditions under which attitudes have a strong impact on actions.
- Explain the effect of role-playing on attitudes in terms of the cognitive dissonance theory.
- Discuss the results of experiments on conformity and list factors that increase the likelihood of conformity.
- Describe Milgram’s controversial experiments on obedience and discuss their implications for understanding our susceptibility to social influence.
- Describe conditions in which the presence of others is likely to result in social facilitation, social loafing, or deindividuation.
- Describe how self-fulfilling prophecies illustrate the power of the individual.
- Describe the social, emotional, and cognitive factors that contribute to the persistence of prejudice.
- Discuss the impact of biological factors, aversive events, and learning on aggressive behavior.
- Describe the influence of proximity, physical attractiveness, and similarity on interpersonal attraction.
- Explain the bystander effect and describe factors that are likely to increase altruistic behavior.
Fundamental attribution error
Central vs. peripheral routes to persuasion
Normative social influence
Informational social influence
Mere exposure effect
Social exchange theory