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What is Selective Attention?

The process of attending to some information received by our senses and ignoring other information.

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What is Confirmation Bias?

Tendency to seek only confirming evidence when evaluating our hypotheses, while failing to seek disconfirming evidence (we see what we expect to see)

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What is Stereotyping?

The process of assigning traits to people on the basis of their membership in a social category.

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What is the Halo Effect?

The tendency for an impression created in one area to influence opinion in another area.

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What are the 4 levels of emotional intelligence?

1. Self Awareness
2. Self-Management
3. Empathy (Awareness of other's emotions)
4. Social skills (Managing other's emotions)

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What are Perceptual Biases?

- Selective Attention
- Confirmation Bias
- Stereotyping
- Halo Effect

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What influences selective attention?

-Characteristics of the person or object being perceived (size, intensity, motion, reputation, novelty, context)
-Characteristics of the perceiver (the brain quickly and unconsciously assesses relevance of information and attaches emotional markers