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Ch 10: Intro to Social Psychology: Homework Help

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The Intro to Social Psychology chapter of this Introduction to Psychology Homework Help course helps students complete their social psychology homework and earn better grades. This homework help resource uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long.

How it works:

  • Identify which concepts are covered on your social psychology homework.
  • Find videos on those topics within this chapter.
  • Watch fun videos, pausing and reviewing as needed.
  • Complete sample problems and get instant feedback.
  • Finish your social psychology homework with ease!

Topics from your homework you'll be able to complete:

  • Basics of social psychology
  • Stereotypes
  • Attitudes
  • Attraction
  • Attribution
  • Persuasion
  • Conformity
  • Obedience and authority
  • Group behavior
  • Aggression
  • Altruism

18 Lessons in Chapter 10: Intro to Social Psychology: Homework Help
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Introduction to Social Psychology: Kurt Lewin & Modern Uses

1. Introduction to Social Psychology: Kurt Lewin & Modern Uses

What is social psychology and how is it used? This lesson offers an introduction to the social influences, as well as the group and individual behaviors, covered by this field.

What is a Stereotype? - Definition, Function & Formation

2. What is a Stereotype? - Definition, Function & Formation

Stereotyping is something we do daily, even if we don't realize it. By classifying groups of people, we can better understand the world around us, although prejudice may be a result. In this lesson, we'll watch Amy categorize strangers she sees on a bus and determine the reasons why humans tend to stereotype.

Attitudes: Components, Formation & Measurement

3. Attitudes: Components, Formation & Measurement

Have you ever wondered how your attitudes are formed and how they affect your behavior? In this lesson, we'll take a look at some of the internal and external factors that form our attitudes and how our behavior can be affected or changed by various influences.

Attraction: Types, Cultural Differences & Interpersonal Attraction

4. Attraction: Types, Cultural Differences & Interpersonal Attraction

What makes people attractive? In this lesson, you'll start with physical attributes and look beyond to other factors that determine attraction. Get ready to explore the love triangle!

Attribution Theory: Causes of Behavior & Errors

5. Attribution Theory: Causes of Behavior & Errors

Do you attribute your success to your abilities and failure to outside forces? You'll explore possible ways of weighing personal responsibility and environmental factors when trying to determine what caused an outcome.

Understanding Strategies of Persuasion in Psychology

6. Understanding Strategies of Persuasion in Psychology

How are we persuaded to change our attitudes or behave in a certain way? In this lesson, you'll see four strategies of persuasion that can be used in a variety of social situations.

Conformity: Social Pressure, Solomon Asch & Cultural Influence

7. Conformity: Social Pressure, Solomon Asch & Cultural Influence

Why do we conform? How do factors like group size and social status affect the likelihood of conformity? In this lesson, you'll explore two types of conformity.

Obedience & Authority in Psychology: Stanley Milgram's Experiment

8. Obedience & Authority in Psychology: Stanley Milgram's Experiment

What types of social situations make it more likely that we'll obey authority? You'll observe Milgram's electric shock experiment and what it revealed about the relationship between obedience and authority.

Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences

9. Group Behavior in Social Psychology: Definition & Influences

Do individuals behave differently in groups than they would on their own? How do group dynamics affect our decision-making skills? You'll learn about the benefits and potential pitfalls than can come from belonging to a group.

Aggression: Origins, Theories & Differences

10. Aggression: Origins, Theories & Differences

What roles do nature and nurture play in aggressive tendencies? You'll explore origins of aggression and how acceptance of this behavior may differ among societies.

What is Altruism in Social Psychology? - Origins & Social Influence

11. What is Altruism in Social Psychology? - Origins & Social Influence

Why do we help others, and when do we decide not to help others? In this lesson, you'll take a look at the biological and social motivation behind altruism.

Affective Component of Attitude: Definition & Overview

12. Affective Component of Attitude: Definition & Overview

In this lesson, we will learn what the term 'attitude' means and explore the affective component of attitude by observing the feelings of two people who do not eat meat.

Amotivational Syndrome: Definition & Explanation

13. Amotivational Syndrome: Definition & Explanation

Learn about amotivational syndrome, which is historically linked to heavy marijuana use, and explore whether this syndrome is actually caused by using marijuana.

Cultural Adaptation: Definition, Theory, Stages & Examples

14. Cultural Adaptation: Definition, Theory, Stages & Examples

What happens when you move from one culture to another? In this lesson, we will discuss the different stages of adapting to a new culture, also known as the theory of cultural adaptation.

Kurt Lewin: Experiments, Theories & Contributions

15. Kurt Lewin: Experiments, Theories & Contributions

Kurt Lewin contributed greatly to our understanding of behavior and group dynamics, utilizing gestalt theory and defining influences on behavior and change.

Leon Festinger: Biography & Cognitive Dissonance Theory

16. Leon Festinger: Biography & Cognitive Dissonance Theory

Psychologist Leon Festinger is known for his theory of cognitive dissonance, which concerns our actions and attitudes. Keep reading for a brief biography of Festinger and to learn more about cognitive dissonance.

Passive Aggression: Definition & Examples

17. Passive Aggression: Definition & Examples

This lesson discusses what passive-aggression is and how it effects relationships. It also gives examples of passive-aggressive behaviors and how to be helpful to someone you may consider passive aggressive.

Physiological Psychology: Definition & Principles

18. Physiological Psychology: Definition & Principles

There are many ways to study human behavior, and one very practical one is to watch the ways that physiological events affect behavior. In this lesson, we'll define and explore aspects of physiological psychology.

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