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  1. Other-Race Effect
  2. Unconscious Patronization
  3. Social Exchange Theory
  4. Cognitive Dissonance Theory
  5. Altruism
  1. a Harber; White University Women grading essays were more likely to give Black writers lower grades.
  2. b unselfish regard for the welfare of others
  3. c 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)
  4. d 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.
  5. e the theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs.

5 Multiple Choice Questions

  1. any physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt or destroy.
  2. a condition in which people receive from a relationship in proportion to what they give to it.
  3. this occurs when people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness. (quick and easy)
  4. the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame.
  5. "Us"-people with whom we share a common identity.

5 True/False Questions

  1. Central Route Persuasionthis occurs when people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness. (quick and easy)


  2. Stereotypefeelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us to respond in a particular way to objects, people, and events.


  3. Mirror-Image Perceptionsmutual views often held by conflicting people, as when each side sees itself as ethical and peaceful and views the other side as evil and aggressive.


  4. Social Trapthe tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when pooling their efforts toward attaining a common goal than when individually accountable.


  5. groupthinkthe mode of thinking that occurs when the desire for harmony in a decision-making group overrides a realistic appraisal of alternatives.


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