← Social Psychology Test
5 Written Questions
5 Matching Questions
- superordinate goal
- Naive Subject
- In Group
- Behavioral component of attitude
- a a shared goal that necessitates cooperative effort; a goal that overrides people's differences from one another
- b What's being said.
- c The group with which an individual identifies as a member
- d a person who has agreed to participate in an experiment but is not aware that deception is being used to conceal its real purpose
- e Predisposition to act toward an object
5 Multiple Choice Questions
- Physical or geographic closeness; mere-exposure effect
- Feelings toward attidudinal object
- Lower IQ means easier to persuade
- Behavior that is aimed at helping another, requires some sacrifice, and is not performed for personal gain
- tendency to attribute others' behavior to their dispositions and our own behaviors to our situations
5 True/False Questions
Compliance → Direct order is given. Behaving in accordance with the rules and commands of an authority. Did the nazi guards do things out of conformity or obedience?
social psychology → The attitudes and standards of behavior expected of members of a particular group. Conforming to other's expectations to have their esteem, approval, friendship, love, or company
Actor-Observer Effect → People are participating in your task with you. Running the mile together with friends or teammates; workout partners increase the individual output
Ways to manage cognitive dissonance → Unpleasant state that can occur when people become aware of inconsistencies between their attitudes and behavior. Results from a desire to maintain self-esteem and reduce discomfort. People try to reduce the dissonance! Can be rationalized away or correcting behavior.
Halo effect → Impressions tend to be influenced more by the first information. People remember more about what they first learn about a person and then attribute later characteristics that may be uncovered to this original information.