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Chapter 12: Social behavior
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What type of stereotype would people be using if they believed all professors are older men with beards and grey hair?
When Kelly started at a new school, she had a hard time making friends as it seemed everyone already had a set friend-group, and she was seen as an outsider. How is Kelly being categorized at her new school?
Being part of an outgroup
Which of the following is an example of an external attribution?
Explaining someone's job loss is a result of the COVID-19 pandemic
Deshawn has gotten a scholarship for his academic performance. When his parents congratulate him they tell him they knew he could do it because he is so smart and get such good grades. Deshawn's parents are using what type of attribution?
A child who is normally easy-going and well-behaved has a temper-tantrum in a store, which is likely because they are cranky after missing their afternoon nap. Other people in the store who witnessed the tantrum comment that the child must be spoiled and is a 'bad' kid. How would the comments of the stranger be explained?
Fundamental attribution error
Which of the following is more common in collectivist societies than in individualistic societies?
Putting group goals ahead of personal goals
What hypothesis is based on the idea that people are more likely to date or marry people of an equal level of attractiveness?
Which type of love is the most powerful in motivating change in thinking, emotion, and behavior?
Liz has trouble in relationships and often has trouble with being afraid of rejection and feeling jealous. What type of attachment style is likely influencing Liz's love relations?
Which of the following would be a positive effect of social networking?
Increased social capital
When people are asked about attitudes towards issues such as gun control respond that guns "makes them sick," what attitude component would this be?
Which of the following is an example of an implicit attitude?
A dog trainer saying they like all breeds of dog, but avoids working with Pitbulls
In trying to persuade someone to change an attitude about a health issue, what would be considered a channel factor?
A message being delivered via a video on YouTube
Ruth has been helping a professor with research where they have people perform a boring task and give them either $1 or $20 to lie and tell someone the task is interesting, which recreates earlier research. The participants who were only paid $1 rating the task as more interesting than the participants who were paid much more. What is the experiment Ruth is helping with testing?
During the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, many people engaged in unexplained hoarding of toilet paper in the United States. What theory would explain this behavior as being the result of people believing they would not have access to toilet paper, causing them to want more of it?
What result did Milgram find that suggested people are more likely to obey authority figures?
The majority of participants continued 'shocking' participants as instructed even though they showed clear signs of being upset
The bystander effect is best explained as
being caused by diffusion of responsibility.
Which of the following best illustrates group polarization?
People in a jury change their initial vote after hearing the reasoning that other jury members give for their opinion.
How does social loafing influence productivity?
In the Asch experiment, researchers were testing
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