Nick Johnson

Urbana - IL, United States

3 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    21523 Viewers

Nick Johnson

Urbana - IL, United States

3 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    21523 Viewers

Nick Johnson's Terms

embodied cognition

Psychology; Social psychology

The mutual influence of bodily sensations on cognitive preferences and social judgments.

belief perseverance

Psychology; Social psychology

Persistence of one’s initial conceptions, such as when the basis for one’s belief is discredited but an explanation of why the belief might be true survives.

self-efficacy

Psychology; Social psychology

A sense that one is competent and effective, distinguished from self-esteem, which is one’s sense of self-worth. A sharpshooter in the military might feel high self-efficacy and ...

Collected Terms

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) ...

deindividuation

Psychology; Social psychology

Loss of self-awareness and evaluation apprehension; occurs in group situations that foster responsiveness to group norms, good or bad.

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.

compliance

Psychology; Social psychology

Conformity that involves publicly acting in accord with an implied or explicit request while privately disagreeing.

self-efficacy

Psychology; Social psychology

A sense that one is competent and effective, distinguished from self-esteem, which is one’s sense of self-worth. A sharpshooter in the military might feel high self-efficacy and ...