Core Concepts to Cover:

  1. Attitudes and Behavior:
    1. Fundamental attribution error
    2. Festinger (cognitive dissonance)
  2. Friendship, liking, and loving others
  3. Group influence:
    1. Asch (conformity)
    2. Milgram (obedience)
    3. Zimbardo (authority)
    4. Janis (groupthink)
  4. Prejudice and scapegoating
  5. Altruism:
    1. Empathy
    2. Egoistic model
    3. Diffusion of responsibility

Core Vocabulary to Cover:

attitude
attribution
salience bias
self-serving bias

compassionate love
romantic love
discrimination
prejudice
favoritism
need compatibility

aggression
conformity
deindividuation
obedience
group-think
group polarization

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Last modified on April 17, 2020