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  1. self-fulfilling prophecy
  2. superordinate goals
  3. groupthink
  4. social-responsibility norm
  5. aggression
  1. a physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt someone. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 436, 670)
  2. b an expectation that people will help those dependent upon them. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 687)
  3. c a belief that leads to its own fulfillment. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 689)
  4. d shared goals that override differences among people and require their cooperation. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 690)
  5. e the mode of thinking that occurs when the desire for harmony in a decision-making group overrides a realistic appraisal of alternatives. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 660)

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 13, 643)
  2. the deep affectionate attachment we feel for those with whom our lives are intertwined. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)
  3. 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)
  4. influence resulting from one's willingness to accept others' opinions about reality. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 653)
  5. 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. bystander effectthe tendency to recall faces of one's own race more accurately than faces of other races. Also called the cross-race effect and the own-race bias. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 669)


  2. cognitive dissonance theorythe 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)


  3. attitudefeelings, often influenced by our beliefs, that predispose us to respond in a particular way to objects, people, and events. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 646)


  4. self-disclosurethe 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)


  5. 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)