Social Psychology-Aggression or Antisocial Behavior (AP (Advanced Placement) Psychology): Questions 1 - 5 of 12

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Question number: 1

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Failure of hospital staff to detect fake patients in David Rosenhan’s studies can be attributed to the

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

generally low quality of training of hospital staff members.

b.

acting ability of real patients.

c.

fact that pseudo-patients were so heavily drugged.

d.

effects of labeling and context.

e.

acting ability of the pseudo-patients.

Question number: 2

» 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

Choices

Choice (5) Response

a.

psychological interviews.

b.

psychological tests.

c.

psychiatric interviews.

d.

projective methods.

e.

There is no effective method.

Question number: 3

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The ________ hypothesis states that frustration tends to lead to aggression.

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance

b.

social loafing

c.

frustration-aggression

d.

biological instinct

e.

social learning

Question number: 4

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The famous ruling that led to the present day plea of “not guilty by reason of insanity” is the

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Choice (5) Response

a.

M’Naghten rule.

b.

Milgram’s experiment.

c.

common law defense.

d.

Twinkie defense.

e.

Harrison decision.

Question number: 5

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Research by Donnerstein suggests that the circumstances most likely to increase violent sexual acts against women (such as rape) involve:

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Choice (5) Response

a.

media images of polite behavior.

b.

newspaper publicity given to rapists.

c.

direct exposure to persons who have committed such acts.

d.

pornographic stimuli that generate sexual fantasies.

e.

media images of violence.

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