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Quiz 13 :

Social Psychology

Quiz 13 :

Social Psychology

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_____ is a general bias toward the group as a whole, whereas _____ is an assumption about a specific person because of his or her membership within a given group.
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All are examples of a change in social role EXCEPT:
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Mickey considers himself to be a generally kind person. One day, Mickey comes across a person lying down outside on the sidewalk, which struck him as unusual. According to the bystander effect, Mickey will be most likely to stop and inquire whether the person needs a helping hand if:
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When engaging in social _____, you assess yourself by determining how you measure up to other people.
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The mere exposure effect relies upon producing _____ to increase attraction.
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You are running a bit late to your Psychology class, and as you walk in, the professor is talking about the famous case of Kitty Genovese. You immediately realize that the professor is covering the topic of:
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The _____ is the notion that prejudice can be fueled by the need to find someone to blame.
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Group polarization is BEST defined as:
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Which common saying BEST exemplifies the self-perception theory?
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Katie lives in an apartment building. When she initially moved in, she wasn't particularly attracted to any of her neighbors and didn't engage socially with any of them. After a year of living there, however, she began feeling increasingly attracted to the fellow who lives in the apartment next to hers. What BEST explains Katie's increased attraction to her next-door neighbor?
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_____ is a phenomenon that occurs when a group values harmony among its members more than accurate analysis and wise decision making.
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The door-in-the-face technique is a persuasion strategy in which one person:
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In which situation would a person MOST likely conform to a group?
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Using the intergroup contact approach to fighting prejudice is much like a psychologist treating which kind of disorder?
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When someone overestimates the importance of traits while underestimating the importance of the situation when explaining the behavior of other people, that person is:
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Much research has found that people _____ are more likely to commit the fundamental attribution error than people _____.
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What was the primary finding from Milgram's famous study in the 1960s?
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In Asch's classic line study, participants conformed with the group giving the incorrect answer about _____ of the time, and only _____ of the participants never conformed with the group answering incorrectly.
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The intergroup contact strategy helps individuals overcome fear of outgroups primarily through:
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Common group identity is a strategy for fighting prejudice that is based on:
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