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Ch.6 Quiz Key


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Chapter 6 of your textbook discusses a group processes experiment that set out to explain race differences in standardized test scores. The study assigned people to high or low status based on...
whether they were right- or left-handed
Your book gives an example involving young girls playing a game in which one of the girls successfully plays a male character when they couldn't find a boy to play. This character was...
Ken (Barbie's boyfriend)
Chapter 6 of you book discusses a classic study that followed children from when they were about 10 years old into their 30's and 40's. The study assessed the effects of this event on the long-term development of the children
The Great Depression
As discussed in your book, this is an approach in sociology that involves assessing the process of personal change from infancy to late adulthood.
The life course
Your book discusses a classic study in which researchers told teachers that some randomly selected students would bloom academically during the coming year. At the end of the year, those randomly assigned students in fact had bloomed more than other students. This has come to be known as the...
Pygmalion effect