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5 Matching questions

  1. frustration-aggression principle
  2. ingroup bias
  3. fundamental attribution error
  4. self-disclosure
  5. scapegoat theory
  1. a the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 644)
  2. b revealing intimate aspects of oneself to others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)
  3. c the tendency to favor our own group. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)
  4. d the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 669)
  5. e the principle that frustration—the blocking of an attempt to achieve some goal—creates anger, which can generate aggression. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 672)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when pooling their efforts toward attaining a common goal than when individually accountable. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 658)
  2. 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 discomfort by changing our attitudes. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 648)
  3. Graduated and Reciprocated Initiatives in Tension-Reduction—a strategy designed to decrease international tensions. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 692)
  4. adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 651)
  5. an expectation that people will help those dependent upon them. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 687)

5 True/False questions

  1. social facilitationthe tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when pooling their efforts toward attaining a common goal than when individually accountable. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 658)

          

  2. normative social influenceinfluence resulting from a person's desire to gain approval or avoid disapproval. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 653)

          

  3. conflicta perceived incompatibility of actions, goals, or ideas. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 688)

          

  4. ingroup"Them"—those perceived as different or apart from our ingroup. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)

          

  5. superordinate goalsshared goals that override differences among people and require their cooperation. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 690)

          

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