Flashcards in #Psychology Deck (25):
"Attribute" means regard something as being caused by.
ex: All you just did was attributing that behavior to her
dispositional factors rather than situational factors.
dispositional factor vs. situational factor
Dispositional factors - coming from own character
Situational factors - coming from external factors
verb. = fail to notice (something).
ex: Now, you feel bad because you overlooked situational factors that made her late
Cognitive capacity-the mental capacity to process thoughts to thoroughly understand something
1. conforming to the law or to rules.
2. reasonable and acceptable
Selfserving simply means that we are 'serving' ourselves or we are doing ourselves a favor by not blaming ourselves
The tendency to create troubles for ourselves so that we feel less of the pain when we fail.
Heuristics - mental shortcuts to make QUICK judgments or decisions
ex: "birds have an instinct to build nests"
based on feeling to make decisions
ex: " But in reality, objective information and
facts are a better predictor of the quality of your
Framing - how we 'frame' a problem can dramatically influence how we see things.
Therefore, you can use the word "framing" to explain the fact that different ways of framing creates different opinions, etc.
a connection between two events in mind although there is no such association.
A lot of people have fell prey to hindsight bias. We all know everything. But the truth is, we all see them from hindsight
Actions tend to confirm belief
Mere Exposure Effect
Mere Exposure Effect: the more we are exposed to something, the more we like it
Now let's move on to something even more interesting that you can resonate with.
You have been conditioned to either love or hate the perfume based on what it is associated with. Remember the perfume is a neutral stimuli but it can elicit different responses of yours given different associations.
Central route vs. Peripheral/Heuristic route
- Central route - logic, facts, data, analysis
- Peripheral/Heuristic route - humor, fear, emotions
a person who writes advertising
an advance warning
argument against another argument
= erode, destroy, weaken
It undermines your interest on doing something.
extrinsic motivation vs. intrinsic motivation
Extrinsic motivation - cash, money, materials to motivate us
Intrinsic motivation - joy, meaningfulness, logic, ethic