5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Social Trap
- Ingroup Bias
- Cognitive Dissonance Theory
- Companionate Love
- a the deep affectionate attachment we feel for those with whom our lives are intertwined.
- b the tendency to favor our own group.
- c the mode of thinking that occurs when the desire for harmony in a decision-making group overrides a realistic appraisal of alternatives.
- d a situation in which the conflicting parties, by each rationally pursuing their self-interest, become caught in mutually destructive behavior.
- e the theory that we act to reduce the discomfort (dissonance) we feel when two of our thoughts (cognitions) are inconsistent. For example, when our awareness of our attitudes and of our actions clash, we can reduce the resulting dissonance by changing our attitudes. (Leon Festinger)
5 Multiple choice questions
- Harber; White University Women grading essays were more likely to give Black writers lower grades.
- "Us"-people with whom we share a common identity.
- unjustifiable negative behavior toward a group and its members.
- the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them.
- Greenwald; even people who deny harboring racial prejudice may carry negative associations.
5 True/False questions
group polarization → stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others.
Conformity → a perceived incompatibility of actions, goals, or ideas.
Social Facilitation → stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others.
Reflexive Bodily Responses → an expectation that people will help, not hurt, those who have helped them.
Outgroup → "Them"-those perceived as different or apart from our ingroup.