Chapter 4. Perception, Attribution, and Learning
chapter at a glance
In all the events and experiences of everyday living it can be a shock when people view the same thing and come to different conclusions. What is going on, and what are the implications? Here's what to look for in Chapter 4. Don't forget to check your learning with the Summary Questions & Answers and Self-Test in the end-of-chapter Study Guide.
WHAT IS PERCEPTION?
Factors Influencing Perception
Stages of the Perception Process
Perception and Impression Management
WHAT ARE THE COMMON PERCEPTUAL DISTORTIONS?
WHAT IS THE LINK BETWEEN PERCEPTION AND ATTRIBUTION?
Importance of Attributions
Attributions across Cultures
Attribution and Social Learning
WHAT IS INVOLVED IN LEARNING BY REINFORCEMENT?
Classical and Operant Conditioning
Law of Effect
Reinforcement Pros and Cons
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