Professor Smith

Urbana - IL, United States

8 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    26682 Viewers

Professor Smith

Urbana - IL, United States

8 Terms    1 Blossaries    11 Followers    26682 Viewers

Professor Smith's Terms

primacy effect and recency effect

Psychology; Social psychology

- Primacy effect: other things being equal, information presented first usually has the most influence. - Recency effect: information presented last sometimes has the most ...

cult (new religious movement)

Psychology; Social psychology

A group typically characterized by distinctive rituals and beliefs related to its devotion to a god or a person; isolation from the surrounding “evil” culture; and has a ...

William McGuire’s Information Processing Theory

Psychology; Social psychology

We are persuaded by the information to which we are exposed, but we go through several steps whose probabilities multiply to determine likelihood of final outcome---action.

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.