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six basic emotions

happiness, sadness, anger, fear, disgust, surprise

100

categories of touch

positive affect, playful, control, ritualistic, task related, negative affect, aggressive

100

attribution

an explanation for an observed behaviour

100

distinctiveness info

info about the extent to which one particular actor behaves in the way to different stimuli

100

actor-observer effect

tendency of people to make external attributions regarding their own behaviours

200

display rules

cross cultural guidelines for how and when to express emotions

200

nonverbal leakage

person's true feelings leaking or oozing out even though he or she may be trying to conceal or hide them

200

internal attribution

inference that a person is behaving in a certain way because of something about the person, such as attitude, character, or personality

200

more likely to make internal attribution when

consensus is low

distinctiveness is low

consistency is high

200

perceptual salience

seeming importance of information that is the focus of peoples' attention

300

4 important functions of eye contact

regulate flow of info, gives feedback to speaker about what was just said, expresses emotions, social control

300

paralanguage

vocalic behaviours that communicate meaning along with verbal behaviour

- pitch rises

- delay

- speak slowly 

- um or er

- repetition

300

external attribution

inference that a person is behaving a certain way because something about the situation

300

more likely to make external attribution when

consensus high

distinctiveness high

consistency high

300

self serving bias

a readiness to percieve oneself favorably

400

emblems

nonverbal gestures that have well understood definitions within a given culture, they usually have verbal translations, such as OK sign or peace sign

400

microexpression

brief and involuntary facial expression that shows a reaction to emotions a person is experiencing

400

covariation theory

people base their inferences regarding the source of other's behaviors on whether or not there is a consensus regarding the way one ought to respond, the distinctiveness of the response, and the consistency of the person's response across situations

400

theory of correspondent inference

describe how people use other's behaviour as a basis for inferring their stable dispositions

400

self enhancement

desire to maintain, increase, or protect one's positive self views

500

illustrators

signals that accompany speech to clarify or emphasize verbal messages

500

interchannel discrepancy

whe one verbal channel says one thing (a verbal "a like you") but another says something else (body language - leaning away from you)

500

consensus info

info about the extent to which other people behave the same way toward the same stimulus as the actor does

500
fundamental attribution error

tendency for observers when analysis another's behaviour to underestimate impact of the situation and to overestimate impact of personal disposition

500

other enhancement

short term impression management tactic where people compliment another person and seem to admire them to increase liking and attraction and gain social influence

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