Social Psychology-Interpersonal Perception (AP Psychology): Questions 7 - 12 of 19

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Question number: 7

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The ________ of humor, is based on Freud’s claim that humor is a cathartic outlet for anxiety caused by repressed sexual or aggressive energy.

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

release theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

adaptation-level theory

Question number: 8

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The study of unspoken rules for the use of interpersonal space is called

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

territoriality.

b.

parapsychology.

c.

psychoecology.

d.

proxemics.

Question number: 9

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Overdisclosure often results in

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a tendency to respond in the same way.

b.

suspicion and reduced attraction.

c.

increased attraction.

d.

growing trust and intimacy.

Question number: 10

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According to evolutionary psychologists,

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

men place more emphasis on emotional attractiveness.

b.

women place more emphasis on sexual fidelity.

c.

women are biologically driven to have multiple partners.

d.

men place more emphasis on physical attractiveness.

Question number: 11

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In the perception of people, feedback will serve to:

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Correct an incorrect initial perception

b.

Confirm an accurate initial perception

c.

Stabilize and inaccurate initial perception

d.

Stable but incorrect perception

Question number: 12

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The theory that humor is amusing when it brings together incompatible ideas in a surprising outcome that violates one’s expectations is known as:

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

incongruity theory

b.

congruity theory

c.

disparagement theory

d.

release theory

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