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Social psych unit two KD


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to express or emit nonverbal behavior, such as smiling or patting someone on the back
to interpret the meaning of the nonverbal behavior other people express, such as deciding that a pat on the back was an expression of condescension and not kindness
a facial expression in which one part of the face registers one emotion while another part registers a different emotion
affect blend
culturally determined rules about which nonverbal behaviors are appropriate to display
display rules
gestures that have well understood definitions within a given culture; they usually have direct verbal translations
our ideas about what kinds of personality traits go together
implicit personality theory
the study of how we infer the causes of other's behavior
attribution theory
the inference that a person is behaving in a certain way because of somethingabout the person, such as attitude, character or personality
internal attribution
the inference that a person is behaving a certain way because of something about the situation he or she is in
external attribution
a theory that states that to form an attribution about what caused a person's behavior, we sustematically note the pattern between the presence or absence of possible causal factors and whether or not the behavior occurs
covariation model
what kind of information do we need to examine covariation?

how other people behave toward the same stimulus
consensus information
how the actor responds to other stimuli
distinctiveness information
the frequency with which the observed behavior between the same actor and the same stimulus occurs across time and circumstances
consistency information
people are most likely to make an internal attribution when _________ is high and _____________ are low
1st blank: consistency
2nd blank: distinctiveness and consensus
If consistency, distinctiveness, and consensus are all high, we are likely to make a (internal/external) observation
external (book example: about Hannah)
In kelly's theory, people don't use _____________ as much, instead they use ____________ and _____________ more
1st blank: consensus
2nd blank: consistency
3rd blank: distinctiveness

the tendency to infer that people's behavior corresponds to their personality
correspondence bias
the seeming importance of information that is the focus of people's attention
perceptual salience

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