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  1. role
  2. norm
  3. equity
  4. cognitive dissonance theory
  5. personal space
  1. a 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)
  2. b a condition in which people receive from a relationship in proportion to what they give to it. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)
  3. c an understood rule for accepted and expected behavior. They prescribe "proper" behavior. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 662)
  4. d a set of expectations (norms) about a social position, defining how those in the position ought to behave. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 439, 647)
  5. e the buffer zone we like to maintain around our bodies. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 662)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the enduring behaviors, ideas, attitudes, values and traditions shared by a group of people and transmitted from one generation to the next. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 43, 661)
  2. a situation in which the conflicting parties, by each rationally pursuing their self-interest, become caught in mutually destructive behavior. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 688)
  3. the deep affectionate attachment we feel for those with whom our lives are intertwined. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)
  4. revealing intimate aspects of oneself to others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)
  5. 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 True/False questions

  1. deindividuationthe loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in group situations that foster arousal and anonymity. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 659)

          

  2. 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)

          

  3. ingroup"Us"—people with whom we share a common identity. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)

          

  4. groupthinkthe tendency to favor our own group. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)

          

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