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5 Matching questions

  1. ingroup
  2. social loafing
  3. conflict
  4. ingroup bias
  5. prejudice
  1. a the tendency to favor our own group. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)
  2. b a perceived incompatibility of actions, goals, or ideas. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 688)
  3. c "Us"—people with whom we share a common identity. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 668)
  4. d 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. e 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 Multiple choice questions

  1. feelings, 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)
  2. the tendency for people to believe the world is just and that people therefore get what they deserve and deserve what they get. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 670)
  3. a generalized (sometimes accurate but often overgeneralized) belief about a group of people. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 664)
  4. stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 657)
  5. the scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 13, 643)

5 True/False questions

  1. aggressionphysical or verbal behavior intended to hurt someone. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e pp. 436, 670)


  2. fundamental attribution errorthe 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)


  3. scapegoat theorythe theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame. (Myers Psychology for AP 1e p. 669)


  4. 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)


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