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social psy unit 1 quizzes
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(Myers) Which social psychology big idea discussed in Myers' textbook reflects this example
Kim believes people are out to get her, so she treats them in a rude manner. They then scowl at her which leads her to think they are out to get her.
We construct our social reality
Students can develop arrogance and overconfidence when hearing common sense explanations because of the
Match the class concept with its category in Social Psychology.
self-serving biases: thinking
prejudice: social relations
Myers & Twenge say that Social Psychology research can tell us which values are "right."
Match the personality theory with the corresponding concept (from Inman's vodcast)
Freud: unfulfilled sexual and aggressive urges cause personality
trait: biology/genes cause a person to be neurotic (emotionally unstable)
It's important that you watch the vodcasts too. Dr. Inman explained in her vodcast on Personality that nowadays, social psych research often has two predictor variables (the power of the situation and a personality trait) to test their influence on behavior.
Social psychologists use __ studies to PREDICT behavior. They use __ studies to EXPLAIN behavior.
naturalistic observation and/or correlational
Which correlation coefficient BEST reflects that 2 variables covary/change together, in the same direction (when 1 goes up, the other goes up)?
Kim thinks the lack of control in a situation CAUSES bodily distress (elevated heart rate).Which method below will BEST help her know whether lack of control causes distress?
manipulate the amount of control employees have at work and record their heart rates
hy is random ASSIGNMENT the great equalizer?
it rules out some alternative explanations for the study's findings
Which one is NOT a criteria (needed ingredient) for cause and effect?
had good measures in the study
Steve wants to know if smoking cigarettes causes fighting in his low-income sample. Which is his independent variable in this study?
(Belmont, Applied) Researcher, Tim, wants to do research with Introductory Psychology students, because they are a convenient sample. One might argue that he is exploiting this sample. They willingly agree but they have been unduly burdened as subjects compared to others in the population. Which ethical principle is violated here?
(Belmont, applied) Researcher, Tim, (in question 1) is talked out of conducting research with college students. He submits another proposal to a company. He plans to give surveys to employees about their satisfaction at work. Their boss is the one giving out the Informed Consent forms and reading the results. Employees feel pressure to say yes they will participate. Which principle is of issue here?
respect for persons
(Belmont) Each principle of the Belmont Report has an applied activity with it. Which is the applied activity that is related to beneficience?
assessment of risk and benefits submitted by the researcher
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