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Social Psychology Concepts & Theories Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which of the following attributes indicate cross-cultural attractiveness?

Question 2 2. A tool for measuring a person's attitudes by tracking brain activity is called a(n)

Question 3 3. A firefighter rushes inside a burning building to see if anyone is trapped. This is an example of _____.

Question 4 4. In which of the following cultural examples would you expect a strong level of conformity?

Question 5 5. Who is considered the father of social psychology?

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Question 6 6. Which of the following explained social facilitation and social loafing as two different reactions to group influence as variations in an individual's responses to physiological arousal and is know as the father of drive theory?

Question 7 7. Social exchange theory posits that we will help others until _____.

Question 8 8. When examining a person's behavior, why would Kurt Lewin have been interested in knowing about that person's culture and community?

Question 9 9. Which of the following statements regarding altruism is correct.

Question 10 10. James has just been hired at XYZ Corporation. He carefully watches how his new colleagues behave in order to learn how he should behave. James is exhibiting _____.

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Question 11 11. Social psychology includes the study of all of the following EXCEPT:

Question 12 12. In 1964, Kitty Genovese was brutally stabbed outside her home in New York City. Although neighbors heard her scream, nobody helped her. What phenomenon describes the diffusion of responsibility?

Question 13 13. Which of the following psychologists is responsible for the triangular model of love, which states that passion, intimacy, and commitment are the three aspects of love and various combinations of these aspects can lead to different types of love?

Question 14 14. Which of the following definitions is not correct?

Question 15 15. Which of the following is not a strategy used to persuade people to behave in a certain way?

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Question 16 16. Grant grew up believing that tall people are more athletic than short people because that is what his parents told him. What is this an example of?

Question 17 17. A student in a classroom is exhibiting social loafing by _____.

Question 18 18. Which of the following statements is correct?

Question 19 19. How might someone who subscribes to the just world hypothesis view a rape victim?

Question 20 20. Which of the following individuals BEST illustrates the connection between self-esteem and potential aggression?

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Question 21 21. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by _____.

Question 22 22. A professional football player who plays better when his games are nationally televised is exhibiting _____.

Question 23 23. Why were Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity so important?

Question 24 24. Geneticist Dmitri Belyaev's experiments with selective breeding has shown that aggression is _____.

Question 25 25. Which of the following concepts states that frustration can lead to aggression when a desired goal isn't reached?

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Question 26 26. According to Fritz Heider's attribution theory, a student who passed a test due to external causes _____.

Question 27 27. Psychologist John Dollard hypothesized that _____ can result in aggression when a desired goal isn't attained.

Question 28 28. Which of the following statements regarding stereotypes and attitudes is not true?

Question 29 29. Which of the following statements regarding conformity and obedience is not true?

Question 30 30. Susie is walking home from school when she sees a group of rambunctious older boys up ahead. She decides to cross the street to avoid them. How do stereotypes and the body's natural fight or flight response help to explain Susie's behavior?

Social Psychology Concepts & Theories Chapter Exam Instructions

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