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Stacy

Ap psych vocab terms
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Compliance
Action or fact of complying with a wish or command
Conflict
A serious disagreement or argument
Contact Hypothesis
Ways of improving relations among groups that are experiencing conflict
Cooperation
The process of working together to the same end
Correlational Method
Research technique that involves determining whether 2 or more variables are related to one another
Conformity
Compliance with standards, rules, or laws
Deindividuation
Loosing your individuality when in your social/reference groups
Diffusion of Responsibility
Social phenomenon which tends to occur in groups of people above a certain critical size when responsibility is in need
Discrimination
The unjust or prejudice treatment of different categories of people or things, esp. on the groups of race, age, or sex
Elaboration Likelihood Model
The thought processes of thinking things through before making actions
Dendrite
A slender projection of a nerve cell which conducts nerve impuleses from a synapse to the body of the cell
Depolorization
Change in the cells membrane potential, making it positive, or negative
Dopamine
A neurotransmitter associated with movement, attention, learning and its the brains pleasure and reward system