← Social Psychology Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon
- Social Exchange Theory
- Superordinate Goals
- Implicit Racial Associations
- Reflexive Bodily Responses
- a Greenwald; even people who deny harboring racial prejudice may carry negative associations.
- b Studies have detected implicit prejudice in people's facial-muscle responses and in the activation of their amygdala (emotion processing).
- c the theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs.
- d the tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.
- e shared goals that override differences among people and require their cooperation.
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Harber; White University Women grading essays were more likely to give Black writers lower grades.
- Example: Black faces appear to be more criminal to police officers; the more black, the more criminal.
- a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people.
- the tendency for people to believe the world is just and that people therefore get what they deserve and deserve what they get.
- this occurs when people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness. (quick and easy)
5 True/False Questions
Cognitive Dissonance Theory → the theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs.
Mere Exposure Effect → the phenomenon that repeated exposure to novel stimuli increases liking of them.
Reciprocity Norm → an aroused state of intense positive absorption in another, usually present at the beginning of a love relationship.
Mirror-Image Perceptions → this occurs when interesting people focus on the arguments and respond with favorable thoughts. (more likely to influence behavior)
Conformity → adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard.