Chapter 11 Social Psychology: Definition and Differences

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What is the main focus of social psychology?

How does sociology differ from social psychology?

What does cognition refer to?

How do moods and feelings influence cognition?

What does 'affect' refer to in psychology?

How are cognition and affect linked?

What does social cognition refer to?

In what mood are information learned in positive mood more easily recalled?

What is the main characteristic of schemas?

What is prejudice?

What is discrimination?

What type of information is more easily recalled in a good mood?

In what type of mood is negative information noticed and remembered more easily?

What happens when schemas are formed?

What does mood dependent memory refer to?

What do prejudice and discrimination refer to?

What is the main focus of social psychology?

What is the primary difference between social psychology and sociology?

What does the term 'affect' refer to in psychology?

What is cognition in the context of social psychology?

How are cognition and affect linked according to social psychology?

What is the main characteristic of schemas in social psychology?

What is the term used by social psychologists to refer to the ways in which we interpret, analyze, remember, and use information about the social world?

In which mood are information learned in positive mood more easily recalled?

What is the term used for mental frameworks centering on a specific theme that help us organize social information?

Which term refers to negative behaviors directed toward members of social groups who are the object of prejudice?

What type of information is more easily noticed and remembered in a bad mood?

What does mood-dependent memory refer to?

What type of attitude is prejudice characterized by?

'Mental frameworks centering on a specific theme that help us to organize social information' refers to:

'Negative behaviors directed toward members of social groups who are the object of prejudice' is known as:

'Good mood _________ positive information noticed and remembered. Bad mood __________ negative information noticed and remembered.' Fill in the blanks:

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This quiz covers the definition of social psychology, the role of social psychologists, and the distinctions between social psychology and sociology.

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