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  1. GRIT
  2. stereotype
  3. fundamental attribution error
  4. scapegoat theory
  5. discrimination
  1. a a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 664)
  2. b the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 669)
  3. c Graduated and Reciprocated Initiatives in Tension-Reduction—a strategy designed to decrease international tensions. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 692)
  4. d 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)
  5. e (1) in classical conditioning, the learned ability to distinguish between a conditioned stimulus and stimuli that do not signal an unconditioned stimulus. (2) unjustifiable negative behavior toward a group and its members. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 222, 664)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 657)
  2. an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior. They prescribe "proper" behavior. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 662)
  3. unselfish regard for the welfare of others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 685)
  4. attitude change path in which people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker's attractiveness. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 646)
  5. 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. central route persuasionattitude change path in which interested people focus on the arguments and respond with favorable thoughts. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 646)

          

  2. social psychologythe scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 13, 643)

          

  3. cognitive dissonance theorythe theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 687)

          

  4. reciprocity norman aroused state of intense positive absorption in another, usually present at the beginning of a love relationship. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 683)

          

  5. prejudicean unjustifiable (and usually negative) attitude toward a group and its members. It generally involves stereotyped beliefs, negative feelings, and a predisposition to discriminatory action. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 664)