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Created by: Carol Chan

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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.

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

Group-produced enhancement of members’ preexisting tendencies; a strengthening of the members’ average tendency, not a split within the group.

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

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

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

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) responses in the ...

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

The tendency to underestimate the commonality of one’s abilities and one’s desirable or successful behavior.

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

Explaining away out-group members’ positive behaviors; also attributing negative behaviors to their dispositions (while excusing such behavior by one’s own group).

Domain: Psychology; Category: Social psychology Collected Term

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