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What is Ana affective component?

How you feel about the person object idea

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What is a behavioral component?

How you act towards the person object idea

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What is the cognitive component?

What you believe about the characteristics of the person object idea

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What is cognitive dissonance?

The tension we experience when our attitudes and behaviors don't match....smoking....eating bad

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What is personal attribution?

We assign the cause of the behavior to something within a individual such as his or her personal beliefs and motivation

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What is situational attribution

When we assign the cause of the beahavior to something outside the individual context or Other people

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What is the fundamental attribution error?

Error in which we tend to make personal attributions then situational attributions when obrserbing others behavior

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What is a self serving bias?

We accept our success of personal cherschteristics and losses due to situational variable

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What is a self fulfilling prophecy?

Situations where the expectation of an even increase the likely hood of the even occurring

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What are social norms?

Rules and expectations of the group concerning the behavior of individual members

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What are social roles?

Expected behavior of individuals with certain characteristics in a social group

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What is the bystander effect?

Tendency for the likeleyjood of receiving help to decrease as the umber of people witnessing increases

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What is prejudice?

A stron positive or negative atttiude towards a group of people

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What is a stereotype?

The overgenetilzed characteristics that we assign to all members of a perceived group

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What is a in group?

People we perceive as similar to us

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What are out groups?

People we perceive to be differentp then us

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What is conformity?

Adapting behavior to meet social norms, attitudes, and behavior of a social group