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#Psychology01.
attribution (noun.)
attribute (verb.)

"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.

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#Psychology02.
dispositional factor vs. situational factor

Dispositional factors - coming from own character
Situational factors - coming from external factors

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#Psychology03.
overlook

verb. = fail to notice (something).
ex: Now, you feel bad because you overlooked situational factors that made her late

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#Psychology04.
cognitive capacity

Cognitive capacity-the mental capacity to process thoughts to thoroughly understand something

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#Psychology05.
legitimate

1. conforming to the law or to rules.
2. reasonable and acceptable

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#Psychology06.
self-serving attribution

Selfserving simply means that we are 'serving' ourselves or we are doing ourselves a favor by not blaming ourselves

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#Psychology07.
self-handicapping

Self-handicapping
The tendency to create troubles for ourselves so that we feel less of the pain when we fail.

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#Psychology08.
heuristics

Heuristics - mental shortcuts to make QUICK judgments or decisions

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#Psychology09.
instinct

ex: "birds have an instinct to build nests"

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#Psychology10.
intuition

based on feeling to make decisions

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#Psychology11.
predictor

ex: " But in reality, objective information and
facts are a better predictor of the quality of your
marriage."

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#Psychology12.
frame

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.

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#Psychology13.
Illusory correlation

a connection between two events in mind although there is no such association.

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#Psychology14.
hindsight bias

A lot of people have fell prey to hindsight bias. We all know everything. But the truth is, we all see them from hindsight

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#Psychology15.
self-fulfilling prophecy

Actions tend to confirm belief

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#Psychology16.
Mere Exposure Effect

Mere Exposure Effect: the more we are exposed to something, the more we like it

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#Psychology17.
resonate with

feel relevant
Now let's move on to something even more interesting that you can resonate with.

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#Psychology18.
Classical conditioning

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.

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#Psychology19.
Central route vs. Peripheral/Heuristic route

- Central route - logic, facts, data, analysis
- Peripheral/Heuristic route - humor, fear, emotions

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#Psychology20.
copywriter

a person who writes advertising

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#Psychology21.
forewarning

an advance warning

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#Psychology22
counterarguments

argument against another argument

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#Psychology23.
undermines

= erode, destroy, weaken
It undermines your interest on doing something.

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#Psychology24.
extrinsic motivation vs. intrinsic motivation

Extrinsic motivation - cash, money, materials to motivate us
Intrinsic motivation - joy, meaningfulness, logic, ethic

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#Psychology25.
deviate (from)

differ from