Sociology Test 1 (T/F)

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Attachment is the need for meaningful interaction and affectionate bonds with others.
True
Nurture is the term social scientists use for describing the biologically inherited patterns of complex behavior
False
Instincts are socially accepted patterns of complex behaviors.
True
Socialization refers to the process of learning to repress imdiviadual disires and rives
False
Sociologist believe that humans are unique because the6 are the only life form able to accumulate knowledge, improve on it, and pass it on to the next generation.
True
Sociologist Edward O. Wilson scientifically proved his claim that genes are the dominant source of h7man social behaviors.
False
Aging involves negotiating new role expectations in a lifelong process of socialization.
True
The process of social interactions that teaches a child intellectual, physical, and social skills needed to function as a member of society is called socialization.
True
Personality changes more frequently than the social self.
False
Patterns of behavior and ways of thinking and feeling which are distinctive for each individual constitute the individuals personality.
True
Socialization takes place within subcultures of race, ethnicity, class and religion that are part of the general society.
True
Sociobiologists study the cultural basis of human behavior.
False
Attachment disorder is an inability to trust people and form relationships with others.
True
Human infants need frequent contact with other humans who demonstrate affection in order to grow and develop normally.
True
Social identity is obtained by occupying culturally and socially defined positions.
True
The changing yet enduring personal identity is called the conscious
False
Knowledge of one's own needs and skills is part of the concept of self.
True
Jean Piaget was primarily concerned with cognitive development
True
Pavlov and Watson are associated with the concept of conditioning in psychology
True
If you were designing a corporate training program for new employees, would have to include role expectations for different kinds of positions.
True
Gender can be changed through surgery and socialization without conscious will and consent of the person.
False
According to Wilson, although people have free will, our genes make certain behaviors more likely than others.
True
How we react to the imagines or perceived judgements of others is one of the components of the Cooley's looking glass self.
True
If I joined a new company at an older age, my basic personality might change and adapt but my primary socialization would remain the same as in the past
False
One of Charles Horton Cooley's principal contributions to sociology was his idea that how we believe other will react to us is important to determining our behavior.
True
"Generalized others" refers to the general attitudes e hVe about other people.
False
According to Freud, the internal censor or conscience that represents society's norms and values as learned primarily form our parents is called the superego.
True
Erik Erickson's view of individual development differs from that's if Freud in that Erickson stressed that development is a lifelong process.
True
The genes for behaviors like altruism and defense of a group are being mapped as part of a general human genome
False
Cooley's theory of the looking-glass self works the way light shining on plants causes their development.
False.
If a child spends more time watching movies or programs depicting social violence, like values and messages in these media constructions may resocialize the individual's moral views.
True