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Ch 4: Perceiving Persons. Part 1: Feb. 9, 2012. Social Perception. Get info from people, situations, & behavior We make quick 1 st impressions of people Attempt to read traits from faces Baby-faced vs. mature features Is there an evolutionary need? Situations – Scripts.

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ch 4 perceiving persons

Ch 4: Perceiving Persons

Part 1: Feb. 9, 2012

social perception
Social Perception
  • Get info from people, situations, & behavior
    • We make quick 1st impressions of people
      • Attempt to read traits from faces
        • Baby-faced vs. mature features
        • Is there an evolutionary need?
    • Situations –
      • Scripts
situations behavior
Situations & Behavior
    • Use situational cues to interpret behavior
  • Behavior & social perception:
    • Derive meaning from physical behavior
    • Includes nonverbal behavior
      • 6 primary universal emotions – what are they?
        • Facial expressions across cultures – results?
        • Matsumoto’s research – results?
face recognition emotion
Face Recognition & Emotion
  • Evoluationary value to quick recognition
    • Angry faces?
    • Attentional blink = how does it work?
      • What are exceptions?
nonverbal behavior
Nonverbal Behavior
  • Importance of eye contact & touch
    • Interpretation of avoiding eye contact?
  • Differences in nonverbal cues across cultures
    • Examples?
detecting deception
Detecting Deception
  • Can we use this info to detect deception?
    • Facial versus body movements
      • What leads to better accuracy?
    • Not much better than 50/50 chance
      • see Table 4.2 in book
microexpression research
Microexpression Research
  • Paul Ekman’s research:
    • What are microexpressions?
    • Examples of contempt, disgust…
  • Apply to security screening situations - how do these work?
    • High cognitive effort tasks
attributions
Attributions
  • Attribution = explanation about a behavior
    • Heider – personal vs. situational
    • Attribution theories:
      • 1. Jones – Correspondent Inference theory:
        • Infer from action - what give the most info about the person?
          • Did the person have a choice?
          • Was the behavior expected?
          • How many positive effects were there?
attribution theories cont
Attribution theories (cont.)
  • 2) Kelly’s Covariation theory:
    • Attribute behavior to internal (person) or external (situation) based on 3 questions –
      • 1. Consensus
      • 2. Distinctiveness
      • 3. Consistency
      • See fig 4.4
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If low distinctiveness & low consensus, but high consistency, which attribution?

    • Example?
  • If high distinctiveness & high consensus, but low consistency, which attribution?
    • Example?