Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 43 - 46 of 46

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Question number: 43

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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A woman was stabbed and none of the numerous onlookers called for help. What accounts for this?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Conformity

b.

Social loafing

c.

Individuation

d.

Diffusion of responsibility

Question number: 44

» Social Psychology » Conformity, Influence and Persuasion

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As a news anchor, Craig is used to people approaching him to argue about things he reported. Though he loves his job, he is constantly explaining that just because he reports on an issue doesn’t mean he personally subscribes to it. In situations like this, people are

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

using the door-in-the-face technique.

b.

relying on the norm of reciprocity.

c.

rely on norms of associativity

d.

making a fundamental attribution error.

Question number: 45

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following most effectively lessens group conflict?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Groupthink

b.

Similarity of individuals in the group

c.

A charismatic leader

d.

A superordinate goal

Question number: 46

» Social Psychology » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Deutsch used the “prisoner’s dilemma” to study what social phenomenon?

Choices

Choice (4) Response
a.

Bias

b.

Conformity vs. reactance

c.

Stereotypes

d.

Cooperation vs. competition

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