Flashcards in Module Four Deck (27):
What is the Stanford prison experiment?
Classic social psychology experiment
What are theoretical perspectives?
Who was dubbed as the father of psychoanalytic theories?
What is the Behavioural Theory?
where our responses to environmental stimuli shape our behaviour and that all behaviour is acquired through conditioning
What are the two types of conditioning?
What did Pavlov do?
Classical conditioning with dogs
What did Piaget believe?
That our knowledge about the world grows in stages
What are the stages of Piaget's worldview model?
-Sensorimotor: object is not there if hidden (0-2)
-Preoperational: everyone sees from their own point of view (0-7)
-Concrete Operational: more water in a taller glass than a wider one (7-11)
-Formal Operational: Abstract thought process (11+)
What did Skinner do?
In 1948 he did operant conditioning with the Skinner box and rats
Who composed "Little Albert"?
What is the human mind often compared to?
What is information processing?
Internal processing systems transform or alter information we take in from our environment and we respond accordingly
What are the two types of studies?
What is the independent variable?
What the researcher is manipulating
What is the dependent variable?
The effect of the independent variable
What studies answer the cause and effect questions?
Who was Norman Triplett?
Conducted what is known to be the first sport specific social psychology experiment
What is social influence?
Real or imagined pressure to change ones behaviour
What are the three responses to group pressure?
What are the sources of power?
What type of power is based on ones socially sanctioned claim to a position or role that gives them the right to require and demand compliance?
What is expert power?
Derived from subordinates assumptions that the power holder possesses superior skills and abilities
What is reward power?
Having control over the distribution of rewards given to individuals
What kind of power allows the ability to punish or threaten others who do not comply with demands or requests?
What kind of power is based on ones identification with, attraction to, or respect for the power holder?
What are the types of social support?