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Improve skills
Avoid Responsibility
Assume Control
Blame Others
Focus On Negative
Impose Consistency
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Attribution Theory
Horn Effect
Halo Effect
Recency Effect
Pimacy Effect
Social Media Effect
Behavior
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Chapter 4 Vocab Crossword

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Physically observable qualities of a thing or situation First-order realities
Involve our attaching meaning to first-order things or situations Second-order realities
The first step in perception Selection
Determination of causes and effects in a series of interactions Punctuation
The raw sense data we perceive can be organized in more than one way Organization
Attaching meaning to sense of data Interpretation
The process by which communicators influence each others perception Negotiation
The stories we use to describe our personal worlds Narratives
Description of how a person's position in society shapes her or his view of society in general and of individuals Standpoint Theory
Refers to the social and psychological dimensions of masculine and feminine behavior Gender
A person with relatively equal masculine and feminine characteristics Androgynous
Describe the process of attaching meaning to behavior Attribution
Exaggerated beliefs associated with a categorizing system Stereotyping
Our tendency to pay more attention to and better recall things that happen first in a sequence Primacy Effect
Tendency to form an overall positive impression of a person on the basis of one positive characteristic Halo Effect
Occurs when a negative appraisal adversely influences the perceptions that follow Horns Effect
Seeking out and organizing impressions to support that opinion Confirmation Bias
The tendency to give more weight to personal qualities than to the situation when making attributions Mental Attribution Error
When we perform poorly, we usually blame external forces and we credit ourselves rather than the situation when we behave well Self-serving bias
A better way to review your assumptions and to share your interpretations Perception checking
The ability to recreate another person's perspective, to experience the world from his or her point of view Empathy

Interpersonal Skills Word Search

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Positive Reinforcement
Social Modeling
Problem Identification
Abilities
Observable Behaviors
Real World Success
Conversational Skills
Rules of Society
Reasonable Expectations
Social Perception
Nonverbal
Verbal
Quality of Life
Community Functioning
Effective Communication
Improved Functioning
Daily Living Skills
Independent Living Skills
Illness Management
Behavioral Techniques

Business and Entrepreneurship Word Search

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Accountability
Appearance
Approaches
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Business
Career Planning
Challenging
Communicate
Creativity
Critical Thinking
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Diversity
Effectively
Employability
Employment
Exhibit
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Independent
Industry
Innovate
Integrity
Interpersonal Skills
Interpret Data
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Technological
Time Management

Chapter 14 Word Search

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bystander
obedience
compliance
conformity
persuasion
covariation
attitudes
attribution
discrimination
prejudice
stereotype
impression
perception
psychology

Chapter 3 Terms Crossword

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the way in which factors such as skills, abilities, personalities, perceptions, attitudes, values, and ethics differ from one individual to another. Individual differences
the psychological approach to understanding human behavior that involves knowing something about the person and about the situation. Interactional psychology
a relatively stable set of characteristics that influence an individual’s behavior. Personality
a personality theory that advocates breaking down behavior patterns into series of observable traits in order to understand human behavior. Trait theory
the broad theory that describes personality as a composite of an individual’s psychological processes. Integrative approach
a situation that overwhelms the effects of individual personalities by providing strong cues for appropriate behavior. Strong situation
an individual’s generalized belief about internal control (self-control) verses external control (control by the situation or by others). Locus of control
an individual’s general belief that he or she is capable of meeting job demands in a wide variety of situations. General self-efficacy
an individual’s general feeling of self-worth. Self-esteem
the extent to which people base their behavior on cues from other people and situations. Self-monitoring
an individual’s tendency to accentuate the positive aspects of herself or himself, other people, and the world in general. Positive affect
an individual’s tendency to accentuate the negative aspects of himself or herself, other people, and the world in general. Negative affect
a personality test that elicits an individual’s response to abstract stimuli. Projective test
personality assessments that involve observing an individual’s behavior in a controlled situation. Behavioral measures
a common personality assessment that involves an individual’s responses to a series of questions. Self-report questionnaire
an instrument developed to measure Carl Jung’s theory of individual differences. MBTI instrument
being energized by interaction with people. Extraversion
being energized by spending time alone. Introversion
gathering information through the five senses and focusing on what actually exists. Sensing
gathering information through a “sixth sense” and focusing on what could be. Intuition
making decisions in a logical, objective fashion. Thinking
making decisions in a personal, value-oriented way. Feeling
preferring closure and completion in making decisions. Judging
preferring to explore many alternatives with flexibility and spontaneity. Perceiving
the process of interpreting information about another person. Social perception
the assumption that an individual’s behavior is accounted for by the situation. Discounting principle
the tendency to select information that supports our individual viewpoints while discounting information that threatens our viewpoints. Selective perception
a generalization about a group of people. Stereotype
forming lasting opinions about an individual based on initial perceptions. First-impression
overestimating the number of people who share our beliefs, values, and behaviors. Projection
allowing expectations about people to affect our interaction with them in such a way that those expectations are fulfilled. Self-fulfilling prophecy
the process by which individuals try to control the impressions others have of them. Impression management
a theory that explains how individuals pinpoint the causes of their own and others behavior. Attribution theory
the tendency to make attributions to internal causes when focusing on someone else’s behavior. Fundamental attribution error
the tendency to attribute one’s successes to internal causes and one’s failures to external causes. Self-serving bias

Chapter 4: Perceiving Others Crossword

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equally masculine and feminine Androgynous
Psychological Influence Senses
organize to support an opinion Confirmation Bias
re-create another person’s perspective Empathy
Physically Observable First-order realities
physical and psychological dimensions of masculine or feminine Gender
overall positive impression Halo effect
negative impression Horns effect
Attaching meaning to data Interpretation
Influence each other’s perceptions Negotiation
different constructs Organization
Psychological influence Age
causes and effects Punctuation
First step in perception Selection
judging ourselves more charitably Self-serving Bias
A Social influence Relational Roles
A Social Influence Occupational Roles
Psychological Influence Mood
Necessary for Empathy Imagination
Third quality for empathy Commitment

Communication and Perception Crossword

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The first part of the perception process, in which we focus our attention on certain incoming sensory information Selecting
The degree to which something attracts our attention in a particular context Salience
The second part of the perception process, in which we sort and categorize information that we perceive based on innate and learned cognitive patterns Organizing
The structuring of information into a timeline to determine the cause (stimulus) and effect Punctuation
The third part of the perception process, in which we assign meaning to our experiences using mental structures known as schemata Interpretation
Databases of stored, related information that we use to interpret new experiences Schemata
The process of connecting the cause of behaviors to personal aspects such as personality Internal attributions
The process of connecting the cause of behaviors to situational factors External attributions
Perceptual tendency to place more value on the first information we receive about a person Primacy effect
Perceptual tendency to place more weight on the most recent impression we have of a person’s communication over earlier impressions recency effect
Perceptual effect that occurs when initial positive perceptions lead us to view later interactions as positive Halo effect
Perceptual effect that occurs when initial negative perceptions lead us to view later interactions as negative Horn effect
A person’s general way of thinking, feeling, and behaving based on underlying motivations and impulses Personality
Perceptual tendency to perceive others as similar to us Assumed similarity
The overall idea of who a person thinks he or she is Self-concept
A concept that explains that we see ourselves reflected in other people’s reactions to us and then form our self-concept based on how we believe other people see us Looking glass self
The judgments and evaluations we make about our self-concept Self-esteem
The judgments people make about their ability to perform a task within a specific context Self-efficacy
Self that consists of the attributes that you or someone else believes you actually possess Actual self
Self that consists of the attributes that you or someone else would like you to possess Ideal self
Self that consists of the attributes you or someone else believes you should possess Ought self
The process of strategically concealing or revealing personal information in order to influence others’ perceptions Self-presentation
Negative feelings or attitudes toward people based on their identity or identities Prejudice

Race & Ethnicity Crossword

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a group whose inherited physical characteristics distinguish it from other groups race
having distinctive cultural characteristics ethnicity
people who are singles out for unequal treatment and who regard themselves as objects of collective discrimination minority group
an act of unfair treatment directed against an individual or a group discrimination
prejudice and discrimination on the basis of race racism
an attitude or prejudging, usually in a negative way prejudice
idea that prejudice and negative stereotypes decrease and racial-ethnic relations improve when people from different racial-ethnic backgrounds, who are of equal status, interact frequently contact theory
an individual or group unfairly blamed for someone else's troubles scapegoat
worker split along racial-ethnic, gender, age, or any other lines; split is exploited by owners to weaken bargaining power of workers split labor market
seeing certain features of an object or situation, but remaining blind to others selective perception
to separate acts from feelings or attitudes compartmentalize
the policy of keeping racial-ethnic groups apart segregation
the process of being absorbed into the mainstream culture assimilation
a policy that permits or encourages ethnic differences pluralism

Chapter 18- Stress Management Crossword

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Time that is free from the demands of work Leisure
Something you do for amusement or fun Recreation
Activity done of ones own free will play
A persons constantly changing cognitive and psychological efforts to manage stress coping
adapting to stress by changing your perceptions of stress Appraisal Focused Coping
Adapting to stress by regulating emotions Emotion focused coping
Adapting to stress by changing the source of stress problem focused coping
seeking immediate, temporary relief from stress Avoidant coping
you dwell on negatives and ignore positives Mental filter
you identify with your shortcomings labeling

Interpersonal Skills Word Search

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readingtutor
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