Group Decisions: Homework Help Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a preventative measure that can be taken to reduce the chances of groupthink?

Question 2 2. Informational influence means that people join a group because _____.

Question 3 3. If you were to replicate Milgram's experiments, what could you do to change the percentage of people who were willing to give the highest shock?

Question 4 4. Which of the following is an example of a norm?

Question 5 5. Which type of norm is based on your perception of the behavior of the people around you?

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Question 6 6. 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 7 7. Idiosyncrasy credits are earned through _____.

Question 8 8. Which of the following can explain the phenomenon of social loafing?

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. Critics labeled the Stanford Prison Experiment as unethical because:

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Question 11 11. People in groups loaf less when

Question 12 12. 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 13 13. Groups that experience groupthink disregard _____ in order to maintain harmony in the group.

Question 14 14. 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 15 15. Which of these is an ethical concern of Milgram's experiment?

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Question 16 16. In psychology research, a confederate is defined as _____.

Question 17 17. The longer idiosyncrasy credits are banked, the _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following is NOT true of laissez-faire decision-making?

Question 19 19. Zimbardo designed the Stanford Prison Experiment in order to study _____.

Question 20 20. According to Solomon Asch, which of the following has a greater influence on a person's behavior?

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Question 21 21. 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 22 22. Idiosyncrasy credits allow an individual to _____.

Question 23 23. The guards in the experiment were not allowed to _____.

Question 24 24. Change is more difficult to effect when a group is _____.

Question 25 25. In the prisoner's dilemma situation featuring Bonnie and Clyde, the most favorable outcome for both prisoners is for

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Question 26 26. What did the results of Milgram's famous experiment show?

Question 27 27. How is the situation of the Cold War similar to that of the hypothetical scenario presented in the prisoner's dilemma?

Question 28 28. According to Asch's experiments, why would an individual give in to group consensus even when it violates his or her personal beliefs?

Question 29 29. Moscovici stated that minority influence is responsible for _____.

Question 30 30. The presence of others might improve your performance during which of the following situations?

Group Decisions: Homework Help Chapter Exam Instructions

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