Lecture 23: Social Psychology II

author: John Gabrieli, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
recorded by: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, MIT
published: Jan. 4, 2013,   recorded: March 2011,   views: 2433
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How important are first impressions? Do you ever make judgments about others? Do you feel that others judge you? In this session, we will focus on our impressions of others and ourselves and examine the extent to which our environment and culture can influence us. We will also discuss autism.

Keywords: social psychology, autism, false consensus, cognitive dissonance, first impressions, halo effect, self-serving attributional bias, cultural psychology, stereotypes

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