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Question number: 40

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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The real danger of “groupthink” is that it

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

leads to social loafing.

b.

is contagious.

c.

leads to a suspension of critical thinking.

d.

occurs in cohesive groups.

e.

disrupts coordinated efforts at group problem solving.

Question number: 41

» Social Psychology » Interpersonal Perception

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According to evolutionary psychologists,

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a.

women are not concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

b.

men place less emphasis on physical attractiveness.

c.

women tend to be concerned with whether mates will devote time and resources to a relationship.

d.

women place more emphasis on sexual fidelity.

e.

men are biologically driven to have multiple partners.

Question number: 42

» Social Psychology » Group Dynamics

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In general, helping behavior in emergency situations is discouraged by

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Choice (5) Response

a.

smaller social distance between the helper and the victim.

b.

low costs associated with helping.

c.

high costs associated with helping.

d.

fear of cognitive dissonance.

e.

the presence of a large number of persons.

Question number: 43

» Social Psychology » Aggression or Antisocial Behavior

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The most effective method of predicting that a mental patient will commit an act of violence is by

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Choice (5) Response

a.

psychological interviews.

b.

psychological tests.

c.

psychiatric interviews.

d.

projective methods.

e.

There is no effective method.

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