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Judgments & Perceptions


Understanding & Perceiving others, Deception

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Illinois State University
Soa 223 - Social Psychology

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SOA 223 1nd Edition Lecture 8 Outline of Last Lecture 1 Culture 2 Self Esteem 3 Self Presentation Outline of Current Lecture 1 Understanding Perceiving Others 2 Judgments 3 Deception Current Lecture Understanding Perceiving Others We often make snap judgments Based on Physical features Expression of emotions Many other identity cues clothes facebook posts How good are snap judgments Compare snap judgments w judgments that occur by others or w more time High Correspondence Examine whether snap judgments actually match what people are like Evidence is mixed Judgments Impressions People often judge faces along dominance and trustworthiness dimensions Judge baby face adults differently than mature faced adults Halo effect of Physical Attractiveness Found that attractive people are judged to be more sexually warm responsive kind strong modest outgoing nurturing sensitive interesting poised sociable exciting 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 Better futures more prestige more competent in marriage happier marriage more fulfilling more professional success People have beliefs scripts about certain situations Scripts influence perceptions o We see what we expect to see o We use our scripts to help explain causes of human behavior Perceptions based on nonverbal behavior Nonverbal communication is the way people communicate intentionally or unintentionally w o words Nonverbal communication includes facial expressions tone of voice gestures body position movement use of touch eye gaze Nonverbal behavior may Repeat or complement verbal behavior Replace or be a substitute for verbal behavior Contradict verbal behavior Facial expressions Revealing emotions 6 Primary emotions happiness fear sadness anger surprise disgust Decoding is not always accurate People display affect blends Context info needed People sometimes try to suppress emotional responses Certain

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