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All social psychological situations involve
Some factors in social psychology
Age, personality dynamics, social identity, persuasion tactics,
The scientific study of the influence of the real, imagined, or implied presence of others upon our thoughts, emotions, beliefs, and behavior- and of how we influence others.
Purpose of social psychology
understand and hypothesize why people do what they do
the tendency to believe, after learning an outcome, that one would have foreseen it
Aronson's first law: People who do crazy things are not necessarily _____.
Dispositional View of Human Activity
People who do crazy things must be crazy, stupid things must be stupid, etc...comforts us because as nice people we would never do such a thing.
Dispositionalism leads to
people trying to fix people, not a larger situation at hand
Situational View of Human Behavior
the many ways social context influences what we do
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