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30 Cards in this Set

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personality constructs
refers to continum of traits that makes up a prson personality, gender, ethnicity, passionate person
principle of locus
refers to the extent to which the cause of some outcome is internal or external to that person. party
principle of controllability
we interpret actions in people to the extent to which we think the other person could have controlled the situation. why a person is lame, or why i am lame
biases in the way they interpret other people
fundamental attribution error, and self serving bias
fundametal attribution error
assume other peoples bahavior is due to internal characteristics. while ours is due to the context. party is lame
self serving bias
attribute positive ourcomes to our internal self, and negative outcomes to others. good grades vs bad grades.
perception is importiant because
it affects our responses while it regulates other people behavior. the way we interpret things will effect the way we act
self is a social self, or looking glass self
know ourselves through interactions with other people. imagine ourselves through their eyes.
self concept comes from
significant others, generalized others, role taking
role taking
attribute identity and behavior by kaing other peoples standpoing.
self is multiple, fragmented crystalized. don't have a true identity, but multiple
jhoari window
we all have parts to ourselves that are more open to other parts. open blind hidden unknown
self disclosure
we make unknown parts known. breadth, depth, valance, reciprocity
the vast topics we might disclose to another person.
ping pong, one disclosed something, the other will follow
what is language
a rule-guided system of symboly that allows us to itranslate messages into meanings
what does language involve
rules, what category a certain word counts as, consitutive or regulative
constitutive rules
help us assing meaning to words and phrases. compliments vs insults. "you better not do that or i'm gonna get you"
regulative rules
help determine the appropriate response to phrases. tell what should or should not be said next.
language involves symbols, signifiers, meaning
are arbitraily connected to the signified. bear pic. can be called many diff languages
meaning comes from
connection to signified and also from connection to other signifiers. bear and describing words
languge creates our preceptions. hard to know something if we don't have a name for it, harassment
saip worf
idea that we will not be able to see things that we do not have words for
language creates
potically correct lang
the point is to remove sexism. fireman vs firefighter
gender role socialization
boys and girls receive implicit and explicit info. tough and girly
language facilitates
social action. it helps us do things
concrete language
use for improving performance. constructive feedback teacher would use
abstract language
use for creativity and flexability. don't want to be rude, gift receiving, friends hair cut