logging in or signing up BARRIERS TO ACCURATE PERCEPTION bluu Download Post to : URL : Related Presentations : Share Add to Flag Embed Email Send to Blogs and Networks Add to Channel Uploaded from authorPOINT lite Insert YouTube videos in PowerPont slides with aS Desktop Copy embed code: Embed: Flash iPad Dynamic Copy Does not support media & animations Automatically changes to Flash or non-Flash embed WordPress Embed Customize Embed URL: Copy Thumbnail: Copy The presentation is successfully added In Your Favorites. Views: 2628 Category: Education License: All Rights Reserved Like it (0) Dislike it (0) Added: March 02, 2010 This Presentation is Public Favorites: 0 Presentation Description No description available. Comments Posting comment... Premium member Presentation Transcript Barriers to Accurate Perception : Adela chau Cassandra St Louis Barriers to Accurate Perception Barriers to Accurate Perception : Barriers to Accurate Perception Many factors contribute to the way in which we interpret the world We attach meaning to both our own actions and the actions of others, but gauge the two differently Attribution is the process of attaching meaning to behavior There are several perceptual barriers that lead to inaccurate attributions We Often Judge Ourselves More Charitably Than We Judge Others : We Often Judge Ourselves More Charitably Than We Judge Others We try to convince ourselves that the positive face we show to the world is real We therefore judge ourselves as generously as possible to save face The self -serving bias Tendency to interpret and explain information in a way that casts the perceiver in the most favourable manner When others suffer we blame it on their incapability’s, but when we suffer we try to rationalize it We Tend to Favour Negative Impressions of Others Over Positive Ones : We Tend to Favour Negative Impressions of Others Over Positive Ones When we become aware of one’s positive and negative personal characteristics we tend to be more influenced by the negative traits We often disregard any positive characteristics and fixate on negative or undesired traits even if there are a greater ratio of positive traits We Cling to First Impressions : We Cling to First Impressions We often label others according to our first impression of them Advantageous if these labels are accurate: Allows people to be prepared for our next interaction with that particular person Disadvantageous when the labels are inaccurate: We tend to hang on to a first impression label, any information that differs from that label we make fit the image interpreted from the first impression We are Influenced by What is Most Obvious : We are Influenced by What is Most Obvious We usually focus our attention on stimuli that are most noticeable in any particular situation Stimuli that are intense, repetitious, unusual, or otherwise attention grabbing May be problematic because the most obvious factor is not always the most significant We tend to Assume Others Are Similar to Us : We tend to Assume Others Are Similar to Us We often make the assumption that others’ perception of us are similar to our own: People with low self-esteem imagine that others view them unfavourably People with high self-esteem imagine that others view them favourably Barriers to Accurate Perception : Barriers to Accurate Perception 5 Barriers of Perception: We often judge ourselves more charitably than we judge others We tend to favour negative impressions of others over positive ones We cling to first impressions We are influenced by what is most obvious We tend to assume others are similar to us The End : The End Thanks for watching! You do not have the permission to view this presentation. In order to view it, please contact the author of the presentation.