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Theories of Social Psychology: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Why were Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity so important?

Question 2 2. In which of the following cultural examples would you expect a strong level of conformity?

Question 3 3. Which of the following attributes indicate cross-cultural attractiveness?

Question 4 4. According to the reciprocity norm, when are we likely to perform a good deed?

Question 5 5. Sarah notices that just about everybody on her soccer team wears the same type of headband. Based on typical conformity patterns, why is Sarah likely to also buy this type of headband?

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Question 6 6. A professional football player who plays better when his games are nationally televised is exhibiting _____.

Question 7 7. Based on Sternberg's triangular model of love, which of the following combinations is MOST LIKELY to result in companion love?

Question 8 8. A tool for measuring a person's attitudes by tracking brain activity is called a(n)

Question 9 9. Personality theory suggests that prejudices are formed based on _____.

Question 10 10. Helping others is considered _____.

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Question 11 11. Each participant in Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority tested their willingness to:

Question 12 12. In Stanley Milgram's experiment on obedience and authority, the participants believed the responsibility for the shocks fell to:

Question 13 13. Which of the following individuals BEST illustrates the connection between self-esteem and potential aggression?

Question 14 14. According to Yale psychologist Irving Janis, close-knit groups maintain solidarity by _____.

Question 15 15. An example of observational learning might be

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Question 16 16. According to Reactance Theory, a high school student might be inclined to

Question 17 17. Psychologist John Dollard hypothesized that _____ can result in aggression when a desired goal isn't attained.

Question 18 18. 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 _____.

Question 19 19. Altruism is defined as

Question 20 20. Derek leaves the movie theater feeling very dissatisfied after viewing the latest installment in his favorite series. This installment wasn't interesting and Derek almost got up and left halfway through. Which of the following possible responses might demonstrate the fundamental attribution error on Derek's part?

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Question 21 21.

Bill, 22 years of age, is a native of Chicago and is currently following a three year Bachelor Degree in Biology at the University of Philadelphia. Bill is an evangelical and his family has always supported the Republican party.

Who among the following will most likely be a friend to Bill?

Question 22 22. How might someone who subscribes to the just world hypothesis view a rape victim?

Question 23 23. According to the scarcity principle, we more likely to buy something when _____.

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

Question 25 25. Which of the following involves coercive persuasion?

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Question 26 26. Cognitive Dissonance Theory describes what occurs when

Question 27 27. 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 28 28. According to social identity theory, we perceive _____.

Question 29 29. 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 30 30. Social exchange theory posits that we will help others until _____.

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