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Ch 4: Social Perception

About This Chapter

The Social Perception chapter of this Emotional Intelligence: Help & Review course is the simplest way to master social perception. This chapter uses simple and fun videos that are about five minutes long, plus lesson quizzes and a chapter exam to ensure you learn the essentials of social perception.

Who's It For?

Anyone who needs help learning or mastering social perception material will benefit from the lessons in this chapter. There is no faster or easier way to learn social perception. Among those who would benefit are:

  • Students who have fallen behind in understanding social perception
  • Students who struggle with learning disabilities or learning differences, including autism and ADHD
  • Students who prefer multiple ways of learning about emotional intelligence (visual or auditory)
  • Students who have missed class time and need to catch up
  • Students who need an efficient way to learn about social perception
  • Students who struggle to understand their teachers
  • Students who attend schools without extra psychology learning resources

How It Works:

  • Find videos in our course that cover what you need to learn or review.
  • Press play and watch the video lesson.
  • Refer to the video transcripts to reinforce your learning.
  • Test your understanding of each lesson with short quizzes.
  • Verify you're ready by completing the Social Perception chapter exam.

Why It Works:

  • Study Efficiently: Skip what you know, review what you don't.
  • Retain What You Learn: Engaging animations and real-life examples make topics easy to grasp.
  • Be Ready on Test Day: Use the Social Perception chapter exam to be prepared.
  • Get Extra Support: Ask our subject-matter experts any social perception question. They're here to help!
  • Study With Flexibility: Watch videos on any web-ready device.

Students Will Review:

This chapter helps students review the concepts in a social perception unit of a standard emotional intelligence course. Topics covered include:

  • Definition and types of social roles
  • The significance of trust in social relationships
  • Differences between felt and displayed emotions by males and females
  • Cross-cultural differences in emotions
  • Ekman's Six Basic Emotions

10 Lessons in Chapter 4: Social Perception
Test your knowledge with a 30-question chapter practice test
Social Roles: Definition and Types of Social Roles

1. Social Roles: Definition and Types of Social Roles

This lesson focuses on the roles that society socially constructs. We define social roles and identify examples. We also examine types of social roles and what can happen with them, including role conflict, role strain, and role exit.

The Elements of Trust & Their Significance to Relationships

2. The Elements of Trust & Their Significance to Relationships

Do you trust someone with your life? Do you trust that same person with your bank account number? Trust is a difficult word to define as you will learn in this lesson. That's because it involves a lot of key elements that share a very intricate relationship.

Felt Emotions vs. Displayed Emotions: Definitions & Gender Differences

3. Felt Emotions vs. Displayed Emotions: Definitions & Gender Differences

This lesson defines the concepts of felt and displayed emotions, as well as the differences between them. It goes over how they apply to the workplace and how these emotions may differ between genders.

How Emotions Differ Across Cultures

4. How Emotions Differ Across Cultures

Every country and culture expresses emotions in different ways. This is a constantly growing issue for international organizations. In this lesson, we will describe some of these differences.

Ekman's Six Basic Emotions: List & Definitions

5. Ekman's Six Basic Emotions: List & Definitions

In this lesson, we'll discuss Paul Ekman and how he discovered the six basic emotions universal across all cultures. You can view images and read descriptions of these emotions, and then you can test your knowledge with a quiz.

Social Expectations: Definition & Theory

6. Social Expectations: Definition & Theory

Ever wonder why we care so much about what others think of us? Let's explore the reasons and examine some theories that may have some weight on what our social expectations are.

Interpersonal Interaction: Skills & Definition

7. Interpersonal Interaction: Skills & Definition

Everything you do with and around others is considered interpersonal interaction. This lesson discusses situations of interpersonal interactions and the skills involved during those interactions.

Paul Ekman & Emotion: Face Training Study, Overview

8. Paul Ekman & Emotion: Face Training Study, Overview

You most likely can discern facial expressions that depict basic emotions such as a happy face versus a sad face. What is difficult to do is read subtle facial expressions that, to the untrained eye, may appear neutral. Paul Ekman specializes in reading faces and was the inspiration behind the TV show ''Lie To Me.''

Nonverbal Cues in Communication: Examples & Overview

9. Nonverbal Cues in Communication: Examples & Overview

Did you know that your nonverbal cues can communicate your mood and personality? In this lesson, we'll talk about the different types of nonverbal cues and look at some real-life examples.

What Is Social Health? - Definition & Examples

10. What Is Social Health? - Definition & Examples

At first glance, social health may be challenging to identify and address, but there are many benefits that come from strengthening your relationships with others. Let's learn more about how to develop and maintain relationships and how social health can be just as important as physical health.

Chapter Practice Exam
Test your knowledge of this chapter with a 30 question practice chapter exam.
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Practice Final Exam
Test your knowledge of the entire course with a 50 question practice final exam.
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