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25 Cards in this Set

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knowing your motivations, preferences, and personality and understanding how these factors influence your judgment, decisions, and interactions with other people.
the drive to pursue one action over another
the way you process the various inputs received by the brain
modes of thinking
the course of action you apply in a given situation
modes of acting
the way in which you communicate and share ideas, opinions, and feelings with others
modes of interacting
represents the degree to which an individual is social or antisocial, outgoing or shy, assertive or passive, active or inactive, and talkative or quiet
measures the degree to which a person is friendly or reserved, cooperative or guarded, flexible or inflexible, trusting or cautious, good-natured or moody
characterizes the degree to which a person ins consistent or inconsistent in how they react to certain events, reacts impulsively or weighs options before acting, and takes things personally or looks at a situation objectively
emotional stability
represents the degree to which an individual is dependable or inconsistent, can be counted on or is unreliable, follows through on commitments or reneges, and keeps promises or breaks them
characterizes the degree to which people are interested in broadening their horizons or limiting them, learning new things or sticking with what they already know, meeting new people or associating with current friends and coworkers
openness to experience
the tendency to adjust our behavior relative to the changing demands of social situations
evaluative statements or "learned predispositions to repond in a consistently favorable or unfavorable manner with respect to a given object
describes the process by which individuals gather sensory information and assign meaning to it
making assumptions about an individual or group based on generalized judgments rather than on facts
interpreting information for meaning and accuracy, and discarding information that is threatening or not relevant
selective perception
the attribution of one's own attitudes, characteristics, or shortcomings to others
forming an opinion about how we would like an event to unfold, a situation to develop, or a person to act, think, or feel.
basing our activities and inputs on things that are likeable or appealing to us
demonstrates that individuals tend to determine that a behavior is caused by a particular characteristic or event
attribution theory
causes us to overestimate internal factors for successes and blame external factors for failures
self-serving bias
causes individuals to tend to overestimate the impact of internal factors and underestimate the influence of external factors when evaluating the behavior of others
fundamental attribution theory
concept that refers to how self-awareness is gained through understanding how others view us and understanding how we are shaped by other' opinions of us
social mirror
sharing your throughts, feelings, and ideas with others
described the relatively stable set of characteristics, tendencies, and temperaments that have been formed by inheritance and by social, cultural, and environmental factors
the way in which we conduct ourselves