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What is social vigilance?

Social vigilance refers to the act of actively monitoring the social environment for potential interpersonal challenges or threats. It's a way of staying alert to potential dangers or conflicts in social interactions. What are the main features of social vigilance?

  • Increased Awareness:...

What is social exclusion?

Social exclusion refers to the process of being prevented from fully participating in the social, economic, and political life of a group or society. It's a multidimensional experience that can have significant negative consequences. What are the main features of social exclusion?

  • Limi...

What are self-conscious emotions?

Self-conscious emotions are a specific group of emotions that are heavily influenced by how we see ourselves and how we think others perceive us. These emotions play a significant role in our social interactions and self-evaluation. What are the main features of self-conscious emotions?

What is deindividualisation?

Deindividuation refers to a psychological state where a person experiences a lessened sense of self-awareness and individuality, particularly when part of a group. It's like a blurring of individual identity, leading to more impulsive and disinhibited behavior. What are the main features of dei...

What is social facilitation?

Social facilitation is a psychological phenomenon that explores how the presence of others can influence our performance on a task. It suggests that we sometimes perform better when others are around, but it's not always a straightforward boost. What are the main features of social facilitation...

What is group cohesion?

Group cohesion, also known as social cohesion, refers to the strength of the bonds that connect members of a group to each other and to the group as a whole. It's essentially the "glue" that holds a group together. What are the main features of group cohesion?

  • Social Relations: Members...

What are attitudes?

Attitudes are complex evaluations that influence how we think, feel, and behave towards something or someone. They act as a summary of our:

  • Beliefs: What we think about a person, object, or issue (e.g., "Fast food is unhealthy").
  • Emotions: Feelings associated with the object (e.g.,...

What are attributions?

Attributions are how we explain the causes of events and behaviors, both our own and those of others. It's our mental process of assigning blame, credit, or neutrality to a situation. What are the main features of attributions?

  • Inferential: Attributions are inferences we make without d...

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NESBED Live Lecture  Week 5: Identity and Groups

Live Lecture  Identity and Groups The Self Concept: The self-concept involves self-referential processing, with different aspects: 1. **Sensorimotor self:** Includes a sense of agency and embodiment. 2. **Ongoing self:** Encompasses personality traits, motivation for self-esteem, and personal m...

NESBED Knowledge Clips Week 5

Knowledge Clips: Relationships and Infant Attachment Attachment Across Species: Attachment is a long-lasting social bond found across animal species, especially in humans, involving romantic partners and infant-parent relationships. The goal of attachment is to maintain close proximity to the partne...

NESBED Live Lecture Week 4

Live Lecture week 4 Live Lecture: Part 1 - Olfactory Social Neuroscience Smell loss is inversely associated with color vision emergence, suggesting a trade-off between these sensory abilities. Humans, however, can outperform some animals in olfaction, but a certain level of olfactory strength is nee...