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Social Psychology Goals in Interaction Study Set 1

Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Integrating Social Psychology

Quiz 14 :

Integrating Social Psychology

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Which of the following perspectives provides the MOST proximate explanations for human social behavior?
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Powerful new mathematical tools are being used to study_________________, or the ways in which attitudes and behaviors spread and cluster within groups.
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The major theoretical perspectives in social psychology are
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Which of the following is FALSE regarding proximate and ultimate explanations of social behavior?
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Sue wants to be a biologist but thinks her biology professor, Dr. Wu, is wrong in her opinions about what kind of research is important. But when Sue goes to Dr. Wu's office, she is very friendly. Sue is acting friendly because she's concentrating on her_________________goal of getting a good grade rather than her_________________goal of becoming a renowned biologist.
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Broad-ranging questions about why humans generally form monogamous pair bonds are addressed by
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Explaining why the Japanese tend to be less comfortable with talking into answering machines than Americans is probably best tackled from a(an)_________________perspective.
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One of the central explanatory elements of the sociocultural perspective is
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Nira says men are more aggressive because of sexual selection for dominance, whereas Shalini thinks it's because men are taught to be more aggressive by the culture. Nira is giving a/an_________________explanation whereas Shalini is giving a/an_________________explanation for the same behavior.
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Ultimate causes are associated most closely with_________________, whereas proximate causes are most closely associated with_________________.
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Research shows that the neurological effects of being excluded from a social interaction are
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Sociocultural theorists and evolutionary theorists both look across cultures to study social behavior, but whereas sociocultural theorists focus on_________________, evolutionary theorists focus on .
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Athletes who are blind from birth
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The finding that in some cultures it is unacceptable for men to wear skirts, whereas in other cultures wearing a particular type of skirt signifies family honor, is best described as an example of
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__________________________________explanations of social behavior focus on background or historical causes.
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Which of the following perspectives provides the MOST ultimate causes of human social behavior?
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Suppose that some researchers are investigating different social norms regarding multiple body piercings. This research is most closely related to the_________________approach.
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The perspective that studies human social behavior through the lens of the influence of natural selection on the brain is the
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Some sociocultural theorists argue that to understand human behavior, all we need to do is understand the way culture shapes behavior. According to your book, what is wrong with this assessment?
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Sheila says men are more aggressive because of sexual selection for dominance, whereas Rudy thinks it's because men are taught to be more aggressive by the culture. Sheila is giving a/an_________________explanation whereas Rudy is giving a/an_________________explanation for the same behavior.
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