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Social Psychology Topics: Help and Review Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following explains the relationship between an audience and a person's performance of simple and familiar tasks, according to Zajonc?

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Question 2 2. According to the scarcity principle, we are more likely to buy something when _____.

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Question 3 3. An example of observational learning might be

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Question 4 4. If your friend tries to persuade you to apply yourself more in school, that is an example of?

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Question 5 5. Which of the following attributes indicate cross-cultural attractiveness?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following is an example of social referencing?

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Question 7 7. The term ______ means values and norms distinct from those of the majority and are held by a group within a wider society.

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Question 8 8. According to Cialdini and colleagues, which of the following must occur in order for the door-in-the-face technique to be effective?

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Question 9 9. According to social identity theory, we perceive _____.

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Question 10 10. Which of the following is a symptom associated with a manic episode?

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Question 11 11. What should you do if trying to suppress thoughts is severely interfering with your daily life?

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Question 12 12. Who introduced the social clock theory?

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Question 13 13. What is external attribution?

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Question 14 14. Which of the following was named for an act of defiance by colonial settlers in 1773?

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Question 15 15. What is white-collar crime?

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Question 16 16. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, many participants administered the shocks because:

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Question 17 17. In terms of the additional work that Bernard Weiner did in relation to Heider's attribution theory, what type of factor would account for a skilled pilot having a turbulent landing due to windy conditions?

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Question 18 18.

For an alternative social movement, what are the answers to the two questions used in Dr Aberle's classification system. As a reminder, the two questions are:

1) Who is being targeted: everyone, or just a select group of people?

2) How much change does the social movement desire: a few specific changes, or sweeping changes?

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Question 19 19. Which of the following is a community helper?

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Question 20 20. Altruism is defined as

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Question 21 21. Marsha's friends want to go to Brain Freezer's, the closest ice cream shop. Marsha has never liked Brain Freezer's, so she suggests they all go to the Freezer Barn instead, even though it's a little farther away. When her friends turn down her suggestion and go to Brain Freezer's, Marsha goes to the Freezer Barn by herself. Is this an example of normative social influence?

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Question 22 22. What is one important observation that follows from Asch's experiment?

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Question 23 23. In the United States' educational system, students have the option of tertiary education, or...

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Question 24 24. Which of the following is NOT an effect of internalizing behavior?

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Question 25 25. Jeremy and his friends often wrestle when they get into arguments. The parents shrug off the boys' behavior as 'just getting it out of their system.' What is influencing the parents' perception of this type of aggression?

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Question 26 26. What do infants learn during the trust vs. mistrust stage?

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Question 27 27. A new student at a high school is displaying normative conformity by all of the following EXCEPT:

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Question 28 28. Which of the following statements is LEAST representative of social psychology?

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Question 29 29. The style and aesthetic that evokes and embodies American culture and history is referred to as what?

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Question 30 30. In what year did the subculture of violence theory emerge?

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Social Psychology Topics: Help and Review Chapter Exam Instructions

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