Social Psychology Overview

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What is the definition of social psychology?

According to Allport (1954), what are the objects of investigation in social psychology?

In social psychology, what is the metaphor used to describe the mind and brain?

Provide an example of a question that social psychology seeks answers to.

What are some of the areas that social psychology studies?

Explain the influence of others in the context of social psychology.

What is the difference between the brain and the mind?

What does embodied cognition refer to?

In the context of the mind, what does attention correspond to in a computer?

Define directive (or selective) attention.

What is salience in the context of attention?

How is long-term memory organized?

What is the temporal span of short-term memory?

What is the difference between automatic attention and directive attention?

What are the basic cognitive functions dominated by our mind?

What do attention disorders, such as ADHD, have to do with?

What is the primary focus of social psychology's scientific investigation?

According to the text, what does social psychology study in relation to thoughts, feelings, and behavior?

What is the metaphor used to describe the relationship between the mind, brain, and computer parts in the text?

Provide an example of a question that social psychology seeks answers to, as mentioned in the text.

What is the first topic discussed in the text, related to the mind and brain?

In social psychology, what are the objects of investigation, according to Allport (1954)?

What is the relationship between psychology and cognition that dominates our mind?

Briefly explain the concept of attention in the context of the mind.

What does the term 'salient' mean in the context of attention?

Explain the difference between directive (selective) attention and automatic attention.

What is the temporal span and capacity of short-term memory?

How is long-term memory organized?

What does ADHD have to do with attention disorders?

What is the definition of perception in the context of cognitive functions?

What is the concept of salience useful for in the context of the mind?

What is the dominant factor that makes the metaphor of brain as hardware and mind as software less realistic?

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Explore the fundamental concepts of social psychology including group behavior, interpersonal relationships, decision-making, communication, and more. Learn about the scientific investigation of how individuals are influenced by the presence of others.

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