Upgrade to remove ads
Social Psych Quiz 1&2
Terms in this set (15)
Social psychology is primarily concerned with the ways in which
individuals think, feel, and behave with regard to others.
Sociologists studying the effects of media violence would be more likely than social psychologists to
assess changes in television availability and in murder rates over the last 30 years.
Elliot is interested in how people can change their attitudes through their own behavior. He would do best to read the writings of
When Taka is teaching his social psychology class, he emphasizes that the field must encompass a range of research techniques and cultural perspectives if it is to flourish. Taka's emphasis reflects a(n)
The "hot" perspective in social psychology emphasizes _____, whereas the "cold" perspective emphasizes _____.
Jessica and Nick are behavioral researchers. Jessica believes that her sons have been aggressive from birth because she and her husband Nick have inborn aggressive tendencies. Nick, however, believes that their sons are aggressive because throughout history it has been adaptive for men to be aggressive so that they can protect their territory and possessions. Nick's beliefs reflect the influence of _____, whereas Jessica's beliefs reflect _____.
evolutionary psychology; behavioral genetics
One of the problems with searches for social psychological studies on the Internet generally, without the aid of a database like PsycInfo, is that the results of such a search can vary wildly in
Accuracy, Relevance, and Quality
An explicit, testable prediction about the conditions under which an event will occur is a(n)
Self-report measures and observational measures are similar in that both
can be influenced by social desirability concerns.
In principle, the purpose of random sampling is to make sure that research participants
constitute a representative sample from the population of interest.
Luke would like to know if there is a relationship between the number of psychology courses people take and their level of empathy. He surveys a randomly selected group of college students. Each student indicates the number of psychology courses he or she has taken and then completes an empathy scale. Luke's research is best described as a(n)
In a well-designed experiment, all participants must
be treated in exactly the same manner except for the specific differences the experimenter wants to create.
One reason that social psychologists attempt to replicate the results of their research is that doing so
reduces the probability that the results are due to chance.
What event in 2011 has increased the level of discussion in social psychology about the role of values in the research process?
The confession of a researcher to fabrication of data
Which of the following studies was controversial enough to spark discussion of the ethics of research, and ultimately resulted in the creation of IRBs to protect participant rights?
Milgram's (1963) studies of obedience to an authority telling participants to deliver electrical shocks to a confederate
THIS SET IS OFTEN IN FOLDERS WITH...
Social Psych Final
Social Psychology Mid-term
Exam 1 Social Psychology
psy 3460 chapter 2 quiz
YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE...
Social Psych Quiz 1
Social Psychology Test one for final
social psych exam 1
OTHER SETS BY THIS CREATOR
HR Exam 1
Current Health Issues Final New Material
Current Health Issues Final Old Material
OTHER QUIZLET SETS
PSCI 3021 Final Study
Gross Anatomy I Exam 3