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Group Decisions: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. The king of a small country wants to go to war. Everyone agrees with him in an attempt to gain his favor, even though they would be attacking a much larger nation. This an example of:

Question 2 2. When an individual is a recognized authority on a subject, the group is more likely to listen to that person's suggestions. The person's _____ has earned him or her ICs with the group.

Question 3 3. Which of these is an ethical concern of Milgram's experiment?

Question 4 4. In psychology research, a confederate is defined as _____.

Question 5 5. How is the situation of the Cold War similar to that of the hypothetical scenario presented in the prisoner's dilemma?

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Question 6 6. Groupthink occurs when group members want

Question 7 7. What is a preventative measure that can be taken to reduce the chances of groupthink?

Question 8 8. Idiosyncrasy credits allow an individual to _____.

Question 9 9. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of the purpose behind Merrill Flood and Melvin Dresher's game theory experiments:

Question 10 10. Social conformity involves _____.

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Question 11 11. Maya has just been assigned to complete a difficult task with a large group of coworkers who do not know each other. What should she expect about the group's performance in this situation?

Question 12 12. All of the following are reasons why the Stanford Prison Experiment is important EXCEPT:

Question 13 13. Moscovici stated that the most important tool for changing majority opinion is _____.

Question 14 14. Idiosyncrasy credits are earned through _____.

Question 15 15. Informational influence means that people join a group because _____.

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Question 16 16. The norm of any particular group is defined by _____.

Question 17 17. Which of the following is NOT true of laissez-faire decision-making?

Question 18 18. If a group's main goal is to finish a project as efficiently as possible, which type of leader are they likely to prefer?

Question 19 19. What is the difference between descriptive and injunctive norms?

Question 20 20. The presence of others might improve your performance during which of the following situations?

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Question 21 21. Groups that experience groupthink disregard _____ in order to maintain harmony in the group.

Question 22 22. What did the results of Milgram's famous experiment show?

Question 23 23. According to Asch's experiments, why would an individual give in to group consensus even when it violates his or her personal beliefs?

Question 24 24. A small animal rights group used research studies and recorded observations to build sympathy in their community and convince city council to make changes at the local animal shelter. This is a type of _____ influence.

Question 25 25. The first Asch's Line experiment involved two cards, one with _____ line(s) on it, and one with _____ line(s) on it.

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Question 26 26. Which of the following can explain the phenomenon of social loafing?

Question 27 27. Jim and Kathy are romantic partners. The acknowledged expectation for them to not kiss at a church is an example of a(n) _____ norm.

Question 28 28. Which of the following describes the likely outcome of decisions shaped by groupthink?

Question 29 29. Stanley Milgram was a psychologist who studied:

Question 30 30. For the experiment, which of the following was a rule the guards gave to the prisoners?

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