5 Written questions
5 Matching questions
- Reflexive Bodily Responses
- Mere Exposure Effect
- Ingroup Bias
- Cognitive Dissonance Theory
- a the tendency to favor our own group.
- b 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)
- c the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them.
- d the loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in group situations that foster arousal and anonymity.
- e Studies have detected implicit prejudice in people's facial-muscle responses and in the activation of their amygdala (emotion processing).
5 Multiple choice questions
- this occurs when people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness. (quick and easy)
- the tendency to recall faces of one's own race more accurately than faces of other races. Also called the cross-race effect and the own-race bias.
- shared goals that override differences among people and require their cooperation.
- a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people.
- the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition.
5 True/False questions
Implicit Racial Associations → stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others.
Equity → Graduated and Reciprocated Initiatives in Tension-Reduction; a strategy designed to decrease international tensions.
Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon → the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.
Social Exchange Theory → the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame.
Aggression → any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.