Flashcards in Chapter 13 Social Psychology Deck (59)
The study of the causes and consequences of sociality.
Behaviour whose purpose is to harm another.
A principle stating that animals aggress only when their goals are thwarted.
Most reliable predictor of aggression is ___.
Variation over time and geography shows that ___ can play a role in aggression.
Behaviour by two or more individuals that leads to mutual benefit.
A collection of people who have something in common that distinguishes them from others.
A positive or negative evaluation of another person based on group membership.
Positive or negative behaviour toward another person based on their group membership.
The Prisoner's Dilemma Game
Cooperation vs. Noncooperation and punishment.
The Wason Card-Selection Task
Ability to detect cheaters that surpasses their capacity for logical reasoning in general.
People will pay to punish someone who has treated them unfairly.
A phenomenon that occurs when immersion in agroup causes people to become less aware of their individual values.
Diffusion of Responsibility
The tendency for individuals to feel diminished responsibility for their actions when they are surrounded by others who are acting in the same way.
Behaviour that benefits another without benefitting oneself.
The process by which evolution selects for individuals who cooperate with their relatives.
Behaviour that benefits another with the expectation that those benefits will be returned in the future.
___ are more reproductively selective than ___.
Mere Exposure Effect
The tendency for liking ton icrease with the frequency of exposure.
Three physical factors that may influence attraction:
Body shape, symmetry, age.
An experience involving feeligns of euphoria, intimacy, and intense sexual attraction.
An experience involving affection, trust, and concern for a partner's well being.
The hypothesis that people remain in relationships only as long as they perceive a favorable ratio of costs to benefits.
The cost-benefit ratio that people believe they deserce or could attain in another relationship.
The ability to control another perosn's behaviour.
A state of affairsi n whicih the cost-benefit ratios of two partners are roughly equal.
The ability to control another person's behaviour.
People are motivated to experience pleasure, not pain.
People are motivated to be accepted, not rejected, by others.