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15 Cards in this Set

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ability to explain/ predict other people's behavior by recognizing their mental state
theory of mind
paying more attention to novel stimuli
orienting reflex
boilogically based tendencies to feel or act in certain ways
defense mechanisms
rationalization, repression, reaction formation, denial, displacement, projection, sublimination
disorder characterized by identity, affective, and impulse disturbances
borderline personality disorder
an emphatic approach to therapy that encourages personal growth through greater slef understanding
client-centered therapy
agree to a small request, more likely to agree to a bigger request
foot in the door effect
more likely to agree to smaller request after refuse larger one
door in the face effect
tendency for people to take credit for success and blame failure on external factors
self-serving bias
sense of self is the object of attention
self awareness
people behave in ways that confirm their own or others expectations
self-fulfilling prophecy
the perceptual incongruity that occurs when there is a contradiction between two attitudes or an attitude and a behavior
cognitive dissonance
altruistic towards family members
kin selection
failure to help by those who observe someone in need
bystander intervention effect
tendency to overemphasize personal factors and underestimate situational factors in explaining behavior
fundamental attribution error