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Question number: 312

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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The first day of class, Corey is assigned to sit next to a man wearing athletic pants and a baseball cap with a sports logo. Being overweight, Corey assumes that his new classmate will treat him poorly, so he goes out of his way to ignore the other student. Corey’s negative evaluative reaction is referred to as

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

lowballing.

b.

an attitude.

c.

cognitive dissonance.

d.

informational social influence.

Question number: 313

» Personality » Assessment

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Dr. Ben shows his client Dallas 12 different pictures and asks him to tell a story about each one. When Dallas has looked at all the cards, the two of them review the stories together, looking for recurrent themes. Dallas has just taken the

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2).

b.

MMPI

c.

Thematic Apperception Test (TAT).

d.

NEO-PI.

Question number: 314

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Influence and Persuasion

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A woman attempts to sell a car for $10, 000 and then settles for $8000. Because the seller only hoped to collect $8000 in the first place, she was employing which of the following tactics in social psychology?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

reactance

b.

guilt bias

c.

door-in-the-face

d.

false cooperation

Question number: 315

» Lifespan Development » Development Theories, Applications and Issues

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According to Erik Erikson, a young adult would be most concerned with which of the following issues?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Autonomy

b.

Intimacy

c.

Sex-typed behavior

d.

Achievement

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