Social Psychology midterm

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  1. Definition of Stereotypes
  2. Definition of prejudice
  3. Definition of discrimination
  4. stereotype knowledge vs. stereotype endorsement
  5. Categorization -- What & Why
  6. How stereotypes influence how we interpret ambiguous behavior? (examples
  7. Linguistic intergroup bias
  8. Out-group homogenetiy effect -- definition & reason
  9. the Dissociation Model (Devine, 1989)
  10. effects of stereotype suppression -- ability and motivation
  11. stereotype threat
  12. realistic conflict theory
  13. social identity theory
  14. minimal group paradigm -- how it works & relates to Social Id. Theory
  15. solutions to prejudice -- why are direct attitude change attempts often unsuccessful?
  16. solutions to prejudice -- intergroup contact: when does it help/hinder?
  17. Define attitudes
    A positive, negative, or mixed evaluation of some specific object.

    single most indispensable concept in social psych
  18. 3 parts of attitude structure
    Knowledge- help people organize and interpret information

    value-expression - used to express central values or beliefs

    utilitarian function - used to maximize rewards, minimize ppunishments
  19. what are the 2 major methods of measuring attitudes and what are their adv./disadv.?
    Self report: direct answer from the source but they can conceal the truth

    Covert: EEG & EMG
  20. theory of Planned behavior- 3 parts that lead to behavioral intention
    • Attitude toward a behavior --Attitude                 towards a specific behavior
    • Subjective Norms -- Perceptions of others’            attitudes towards behavior
    • Perceived Control -- Perceptions of                      ease/difficulty in behaving
  21. ELM-- what is elaboration?
    the amount of thinking done about message arguments
  22. ELM -- central vs. peripheral processing route
  23. ELM- when is elaboration likely to take place
  24. ELM - examples for multiple routes to persuasion
  25. inoculation hypothesis
  26. explanation of theory & ways to reduce dissonance
  27. 4 basic dissonance paradigms
  28. Festinger & Carlsmith (1959) findings
  29. examples: how dissonance reduction allows for belief preserverence
  30. mindless conformity
  31. norm of reciprocity
  32. 4 sequential request tactic: how they are carried out and why they work
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