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  1. groupthink
  2. fundamental attribution error
  3. ingroup
  4. scapegoat theory
  5. mirror-image perceptions
  1. a 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)
  2. b mutual views often held by conflicting people, as when each side sees itself as ethical and peaceful and views the other side as evil and aggressive. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 689)
  3. c "Us"—people with whom we share a common identity. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)
  4. d the theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 669)
  5. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt someone. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 436, 670)
  2. 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)
  3. attitude change path in which interested people focus on the arguments and respond with favorable thoughts. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 646)
  4. adjusting one's behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 651)
  5. an 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)

5 True/False questions

  1. 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)

          

  2. self-disclosurerevealing intimate aspects of oneself to others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 684)

          

  3. social-responsibility norman expectation that people will help, not hurt, those who have helped them. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 687)

          

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

          

  5. attribution theorythe theory that we explain someone's behavior by crediting either the situation or the person's disposition. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 644)