Carol Chan

Urbana - IL, United States

2 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    23264 Viewers

Carol Chan

Urbana - IL, United States

2 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    23264 Viewers

Carol Chan's Terms

false uniqueness effect

Psychology; Social psychology

The tendency to underestimate the commonality of one’s abilities and one’s desirable or successful behavior.

group-serving bias

Psychology; Social psychology

Explaining away out-group members’ positive behaviors; also attributing negative behaviors to their dispositions (while excusing such behavior by one’s own group).

Collected Terms

Social neuroscience

Psychology; Social psychology

An interdisciplinary field that explores the neural bases of social and emotional processes and behaviors, and how these processes and behaviors affect our brain and biology.

Social neuroscience

Psychology; Social psychology

An interdisciplinary field that explores the neural bases of social and emotional processes and behaviors, and how these processes and behaviors affect our brain and biology.

group polarization

Psychology; Social psychology

Group-produced enhancement of members’ preexisting tendencies; a strengthening of the members’ average tendency, not a split within the group.

social facilitation

Psychology; Social psychology

Original meaning: the tendency of people to perform simple or well learned tasks better when others are present. Current meaning: the strengthening of dominant (prevalent, likely) ...

group-serving bias

Psychology; Social psychology

Explaining away out-group members’ positive behaviors; also attributing negative behaviors to their dispositions (while excusing such behavior by one’s own group).