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  1. Bystander Effect
  2. Social Facilitation
  3. Fundamental Attribution Error
  4. Stereotype
  5. GRIT
  1. a Graduated and Reciprocated Initiatives in Tension-Reduction; a strategy designed to decrease international tensions.
  2. b a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people.
  3. c the tendency for observers, when analyzing another's behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition.
  4. d the tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to give aid if other bystanders are present.
  5. e stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. a situation in which the conflicting parties, by each rationally pursuing their self-interest, become caught in mutually destructive behavior.
  2. influence resulting from a person's desire to gain approval or avoid disapproval.
  3. the loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in group situations that foster arousal and anonymity.
  4. an expectation that people will help those dependent upon them.
  5. an unjustifiable (and usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members. Prejudice generally involves stereotyped beliefs, negative feelings, and a predisposition to discriminatory action.

5 True/False questions

  1. Reflexive Bodily ResponsesStudies have detected implicit prejudice in people's facial-muscle responses and in the activation of their amygdala (emotion processing).


  2. Informational Social Influenceinfluence resulting from one's willingness to accept others' opinions about reality.


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


  4. Self-Disclosurerevealing intimate aspects of oneself to others.


  5. Cognitive Dissonance Theorythe theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs.