Social Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 4 - 7 of 46

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Question number: 4

» Social Psychology » Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs

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One way to help oneself quit smoking is to spend time educating other people about the dangers of smoking. Because one action (smoking) is incongruent with the other action (telling others about dangers related to smoking), you will probably experience

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

the door-in-the-face technique.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

humanization

Question number: 5

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Which of the following phenomena is minimized by group monitoring?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Groupthink

b.

Social comparison

c.

Social loafing

d.

Ingroup/outgroup bias

Question number: 6

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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A speaker is attempting to convince an audience of listeners that a particular theory of evolution is correct. The audience consists of 500 adult men and women. Which of the following factors would NOT increase the likelihood that the speaker will convince the audience?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

The speaker is perceived as an expert.

b.

The speaker uses anecdotal information.

c.

The speaker confidently tells the audience it will be convinced.

d.

The speaker engages in a debate with an opponent.

Question number: 7

» Social Psychology » Emotion, Affect and Motivation

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The over justification effect has led some psychologists to question the value of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

set point theory

b.

locus of control theory

c.

extrinsic motivation

d.

intrinsic motivation

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