Social Behavior. Chapter 16. Muffy and Jake. Read the story of a couple, Muffy and Jake, on pg. 647. What is happening socially in this story? Describe at least two phenomena that you see in this story. . [Packet] Pride and Prejudice.
Make a chart with three columns and eight rows.
[Packet] Are the Odds in Their Favor?: How likely would it be for each of these famous couples to get and stay together according to research?Instructions: Pick five couples that you recognize, answer the question, and support your answer with at least one of the “factors of attraction.” (pgs. 657-658)
NurtureIs attraction mostly determined by nature or nurture?
What determines whether or not you form an attitude on something, how strong that attitude is, and whether or not you will change your mind once the attitude is formed? Use the picture prompts as idea starters.
Instructions: Define at least 5 key terms from the next four slides. Underline and bullet each of the 5 terms. Here’s a fly-through of what you’ll see. Write down what interests you the most:
1. What Are Attitudes
2. What Attitudes Are Made Of
3. Factors in Changing Attitudes
4. Theories of Attitude Change
Attitudes: positive or negative evaluations of objects of thought. What are “objects of thought”?
Social issues EX. Capital punishment, gun control
Groups EX. Liberals, conservatives, farmers, engineers
Institutions EX. The Lutheran church, the Supreme Court
Consumer products EX. Yogurt, computers
People EX. The president, your next-door neighbor
Factors in changing attitudes
Theories of attitude change
Open to pgs. 684-685. Read the part of the article that you are assigned. Summarize your section in writing, and be prepared to share it with the class.
Now think of someone you need to be able to persuade in your present life or your future OR someone who might try to persuade you. Organize and write out a plan with the objective stated at the top.
SAMPLE OBJECTIVE: Persuade my boss to let me take my vacation in July.
“the essence of obedience is that a person comes to view himself as the instrument for carrying out another person’s wishes, and he therefore no longer regards himself as responsible for his actions.”
Ask yourself the following questions as you view Julius Caesar: