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What is social cognition

Theories and the studies that illustrate, examine and /or support them. The mental process that underlie human social behavior. What people are thinking about others

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Define social categorization

To group people together that have shared characteristics
Favours simplification to predict things

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Who studies social categorization first?

Fiske and neuberg

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Define priming in terms of stereotypes

Activating one stimulus starts the processing of another stimulus that is similar

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Define chronically accessible concepts

Concepts that are routinely more accessible and sensitive to triggers (e.g. strongly held political beliefs

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Schemas defintion

Making structures made from previous info about objects from specific categories. Defien expectancies about those groups

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What can dominate over traits?

Role schemas

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What is primacy?

Information that cues schemas

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We use schemas that>>>

Attract our attention
Have previously been primed
Are consistent with our current feelings
Are relevant to controlling outcomes

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Define heuristics

using experience to learn and improve

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Where can you find the stufff for stope and gaunt on the test

in the book on page 79 top right