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5 Written questions

5 Matching questions

  1. Role
  2. Normative Social Influence
  3. Scapegoat Theory
  4. attribution theory
  5. Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon
  1. a the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.
  2. b a set of explanations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave.
  3. c influence resulting from a person's desire to gain approval or avoid disapproval.
  4. d the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame.
  5. e the theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting either the situation or the person's disposition. (Fritz Heider)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. Greenwald; even people who deny harboring racial prejudice may carry negative associations.
  2. the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them.
  3. the tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to give aid if other bystanders are present.
  4. any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.
  5. the principle that frustration-the blocking of an attempt to achieve some goal - creates anger, which can generate aggression.

5 True/False questions

  1. Cognitive Dissonance Theorythe 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)

          

  2. Unconscious Patronizationthe enhancement of a group's prevailing inclinations through discussion within the group.

          

  3. discriminationthe loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in group situations that foster arousal and anonymity.

          

  4. Social Exchange Theorythe theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame.

          

  5. Just-World Phenomenonthe tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.

          

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