The findings strongly suggested that arousal generated by danger can be misinterpreted as heightened romantic arousal.
It creates a situation in which college students behaved in a cruel manner to other students
It outcome is now seen as illuminating our understanding of the factors leading up to the Abu Ghraib prision atrocities
It did not prove Milgram study
familiarity promotes attraction, and familiarity is increased by proximity
are sustained by the tendency of people to pay attention to, and more readily accept, information that confirms their views
are schemas about the characteristics of whole groups
that the recipient will not be distracted from attending to the message by other concerns
in which the focus of presentation is on making a case of the credibility and transworthiness of the message’s content.
has been implicated in some of the worst atrocities of the past century
has been linked to individual character traits.
free us from scrutinizing every aspect of a situation
allow us to reply on past experience
provide us with a broad summary of people and situtations
if it provides equal status for all participants
conforms to the majority less often if the ally’s response was even further than the majority’s response from the actual length of the line
be able to speak up without fear of embarrassment
informal theories bringing together a cluster of beliefs about someone linking, for example, one of her traits to others but also linking these traits to specific behaviors that experience with that person or other people has taught us to expect
a feeling that you are less experienced than others in the group
All others in the group taking the same position
cognitive scheme (the stereotype itself)
an affective (emotional) inclination to view a group other tan their own as “bad”
A negative attitude toward another person based on his group membership
programs of progressive exclamation used by the Nazis
basic trainging strategies used by the military
More than a simple belief’s “cold” set of dispassionate mental views and assumptions — rather it is “hot” in having emotional feelings and predisposition associated with it so as to be a relatively stable assertion.
formed through mechanisms of classical and operant conditioning and observational learning.
when the participant were alone differed greatly from one trial to the next
in a group of participants tended to converge.