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PSYC 2606 1st Edition Lecture 8Outline of Last Lecture - I. Important definitions A. sociometer hypothesis, self enhancements, better than average effect, self evaluation maintenance model, self verification, self assessment, self regulation, possible self, self discrepancy theoryOutline of Current Lecture - I. Completion of the self A. promotion focus, ought self, self discrepancy theory, ego depletionII. Social Cognition Introduction A. available information, snap judgements, pluralistic ignorance, second hand informationCurrent Lecture - ● Promotion Focus - when you are focusing on your ideal self and what you need to do to get there● Ought Self - what you should be (prevention focus). The same as the “should self”● Self Discrepancy Theory - ideal self not matching actual self or actual self not matching the ought self ● Ego Depletion - when you exert a lot of self control that you reach a breaking point and have less control later (self control depletion)CHAPTER 4 - Social Cognition (how we think about, perceive, and interpret the social world and how we arrive at judgments and how these judgments help us to interpret the past and present and help us to interpret the future) ● Available Information - we can only make a judgement on the information based on the information we receive (it may be ample information or not enough)● Snap Judgements - consistent but inaccurate judgements that we quickly make ○ ex. kids had the same judgements of these people as the adults ● Pluralistic Ignorance - how we are perceiving other peoples behavior and what is actually influencing their behavior ○ ex. the whole class is confused but nobody raises their hands so everybody thinks that everybody else knows what they are doing These notes represent a detailed interpretation of the professor’s lecture. GradeBuddy is best used as a supplement to your own notes, not as a substitute.● Second hand information - we don't second guess the information that is passed around from other


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