← Psych exam 2 Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- stereotype threat
- ingroup bias
- a a group typically characterized by 1) distinct ritual and beliefs related to its devotion to a god or a person 2) isolation from the surrounding "evil" culture 3) a charismatic leader
- b the tendency to favor one's own group
- c a disruptive concern, when facing a negative stereotype, that one will be evaluated based on a negative stereotype
- d believing in the superiority of one's own ethnic and cultural group and having disdain for all other groups
- e two or more people who, for longer than a few moments, interact with and influence one another and perceive one another as "us"
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- accommodating individuals who deviate from one's stereotype by thinking of them as "exceptions to the rule"
- a personality that is predisposed to favor obedience to authority and intolerance of outgroups and those lower in status
- a false impression of what most other people are thinking or feeling, or how they are responding
- occurs when interested people focus on the arguments and respond with favorable thoughts
- people who benefit from the group but give little in return
5 True/False Questions
group-serving bias → explaining away outgroup members' positive behaviors; also attributing negative behaviors to their dispositions while excusing such behavior from one's own group
reactance → an individual's prejudicial attitudes and discriminatory behavior based on race
need for cognition → the motivation to think and analyze
group polarization → group-produced enhancement of members' preexisting tendencies; a strengthening of the members' average tendency, not split within the group
stereotype → a group that people perceive as distinctly different from or apart from their ingroup, "them"