ISU SOA 223 - Final Exam Study Guide (34 pages)

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34
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Study Guide
School:
Illinois State University
Course:
Soa 223 - Social Psychology
Edition:
1

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SOA 223 1nd Edition Final Exam Study Guide Lectures 1 24 Exam 1 Lecture 1 08 18 2014 Social psychology Attempts to understand explain how thoughts feelings behaviors of individuals are influence by actual imagined or implied presences of others Allport Scientific method includes systematic observation description measurement Hallmark of social psychology is the experimental study Social context Central phenomenon of social psychology Social psychologists study how people are influenced by situations how they influence each other Lab Studies To illustrate social context Walton Cohen Students told it s typical to have social stress during freshman year Control group of white students not told Black students had significant effect on GPA in later years but not white kids To illustrate power of social situation RA s Stanford chose group of students that are cooperative and group of competitive Game names Wall Street game Community Game More went for Wall Street game To illustrate social situation influence good Samaritan study Darley Batson Social Psychology differs from common sense absence makes the heart grow fonder vs out of sight out of mind Unlike common sense social psychology uses scientific method Social psychology reveals answers that depend on different factors in research Social psychology is related but different from personality psychology cognitive psychology clinical psychology sociology Lecture 2 08 20 2014 Birth Infancy of Soc Psy 1880 s 1920 s 1 2 1st social psychology experiment 1st textbooks Triplett 1887 Social facilitation Men bike faster when in competition Ringelmann 1880s Published 1913 Social loafing People perform worse on simple tasks with others than when alone Textbooks 1 Social Psychology William McDougall 1908 2 Edward Ross 1908 3 Floyd Allport 1924 1930 s 1950 s Adolf Hitler Greatest influence on social psychology Social psychologists fled from Europe to US Society for psychological study of social issues in 1936 Gordon Allport Kurt



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