- Define social cognition.
- Give examples of how prior expectations, biases in the information selected,
and goals, desires, and moods can distort social inferences.
- Discuss why people are prone to errors and biases in social inference.
- Define schemas, and discuss the advantages and disadvantages of schematic
- Define heuristics, and describe the representativeness, availability, simulation,
and anchoring and adjustment heuristics.
- Explain what factors determine which schemas are selected for processing
- Explain how schemas can influence behavior in social interactions.