Psychology of Diversity Theories & Research Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. What is a benefit of homophily bias in adulthood?

Question 2 2. The homophily bias can lead to the establishment of _____, which leave marginalized people out.

Question 3 3. What category is likely to be recognized by a homophily bias?

Question 4 4. At what age does homophily bias take root?

Question 5 5. What is a homophily bias?

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Question 6 6. What is another term for the value-in-diversity hypothesis?

Question 7 7. Task-related diversity refers to diversity _____ or _____ background.

Question 8 8. Which of the following arguments is NOT associated with the value-in-diversity hypothesis?

Question 9 9. Workplace diversity can impact organizational functioning in which of the following ways?

Question 10 10. Studies show that racial diversity in the workplace is associated with which of the following outcomes?

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Question 11 11.

Participant A prioritizes her belief in a God, feels that children should be home-schooled and prefers dogs over cats, but wouldn't describe herself as an animal person in general. She is asked to rate the following two candidates for attractiveness. According to Berschied's and Hatfield's research which will she rate higher?

Candidate 1 loves dogs with a passion, feels it is okay to home-school and is an atheist.

Candidate 2 prefers cats, feels strongly that there is a God and believes that all people should be given the opportunity to home-school their children.

Question 12 12. At a job interview, Carl was asked about his work ethic and general weekend activities. He thought it was weird, but the interviewer told Carl that most employees enjoyed spending weekends at company activities and any new hire would fit best if they, too, would enjoy these activities. Which concept was the interviewer considering in order to measure Carl's fit for the position?

Question 13 13. Evidence for the similarity-attraction paradigm can be seen in the phenomenon that people risk falling in love with biological relatives they meet in adulthood after childhood adoption. This is called _____.

Question 14 14. What is one criticism of the similarity-attraction paradigm?

Question 15 15. What is the similarity-attraction paradigm?

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Question 16 16. Which of the following is NOT a goal of psychological studies of diversity?

Question 17 17. According to the inter-generational model of ageism, what is the cause of ageism?

Question 18 18. _____ is the view that social and cultural differences should be preserved and celebrated.

Question 19 19. Which of the following statements about weightism is FALSE?

Question 20 20. Which topic has traditionally been a focus of psychological studies of diversity?

Psychology of Diversity Theories & Research Chapter Exam Instructions

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