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  2. D
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  1. a At a conscious level, Aaron doesn't think he's prejudiced. Yet he automatically feels uncomfortable in situations where he has to interact with people of different races from his own. Aaron's experience best illustrates the distinction between
    A. equity and self-disclosure.
    B. situational and dispositional attributions.
    C. explicit and implicit attitudes.
    D. normative and informational social influence.
  2. b Volunteers who participated in an eight-week course of meditation training exhibited increased levels of the ______ activity associated with positive emotions.
    A. left hemisphere
    B. right hemisphere
    C. somatic nervous system
    D. autonomic nervous system
  3. c A person who is careless and disorganized most clearly ranks low on the Big Five trait dimension of
    A. neuroticism.
    B. extraversion.
    C. openness.
    D. conscientiousness.

5 Multiple choice questions

  1. The Y chromosome is the most well-known genetic marker identifying those who are most likely to
    A. form stereotypes.
    B. engage in aggression.
    C. experience cognitive dissonance.
    D. commit the fundamental attribution error.
  2. The social-cognitive perspective emphasizes the interactive influences of our traits and our
    A. temperaments.
    B. situations.
    C. fixations.
    D. self-concepts.
  3. Ellie is unusually attractive and intelligent, and she works hard to please her husband. He displays little affection for her, however, and spends most of the family's resources on his own interests. Ellie's relationship with her husband is best characterized as
    A. deindividuated.
    B. companionate.
    C. inequitable.
    D. implicit.
  4. The emotional bonding and mutual support that survivors of natural disasters provide to one another best illustrates
    A. the general adaptation syndrome.
    B. the tend-and-befriend response.
    C. spontaneous remission.
    D. biofeedback.
  5. If one were to generalize from Sherif's study of conflict resolution between two groups of campers, the best way for the United States and China to improve their relationship would be to
    A. hold highly publicized athletic contests between the two countries.
    B. minimize their trade and economic exchanges.
    C. conduct a joint space program designed to land humans on Mars.
    D. allow citizens of each country the right to freely immigrate to the other country.

5 True/False questions

  1. BIn Milgram's obedience experiments, "teachers" were MOST likely to deliver high levels of shock when
    A. the experimenter was perceived to be an ordinary college student like themselves.
    B. the "learner" was placed in a different room from the "teacher."
    C. they saw that other "learners" disobeyed the experimenter.
    D. they saw how "learners" who disobeyed the experimenter were punished.

          

  2. DIf one were to generalize from Sherif's study of conflict resolution between two groups of campers, the best way for the United States and China to improve their relationship would be to
    A. hold highly publicized athletic contests between the two countries.
    B. minimize their trade and economic exchanges.
    C. conduct a joint space program designed to land humans on Mars.
    D. allow citizens of each country the right to freely immigrate to the other country.

          

  3. AIt has been suggested that baring the teeth is universally associated with the expression of anger because this ability to convey threats has helped humans to survive. This suggestion best illustrates the
    A. evolutionary perspective.
    B. relative deprivation principle.
    C. two-factor theory.
    D. adaptation-level phenomenon.

          

  4. CThe genes in muscle cells that are not activated by exercise produce lower quantities of proteins, which leaves us susceptible to
    A. type 2 diabetes.
    B. cardiovascular disease.
    C. cancer.
    D. all of these diseases.

          

  5. BThe genes in muscle cells that are not activated by exercise produce lower quantities of proteins, which leaves us susceptible to
    A. type 2 diabetes.
    B. cardiovascular disease.
    C. cancer.
    D. all of these diseases.

          

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