Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 18 - 21 of 46

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Question number: 18

» Social Psychology » Emotion, Affect and Motivation

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Georgi believes she is capable of playing extremely well in the volleyball game scheduled for tonight. Albert Bandura would most likely say that Georgi’s expectations for this task reveal that she is exhibiting high

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Choice (4) Response

a.

self-monitoring

b.

self-actualization

c.

self-efficacy

d.

self-observation

Question number: 19

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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Tom’s favorite hobby has always been skiing. Recently, Tom took a job in which he is paid a large sum of money to patrol the ski slopes daily. The change in Tom’s attitude, according to self-perception theory, would result from

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Choice (4) Response

a.

over justification

b.

self-fulfilling prophecy

c.

mere-exposure effect

d.

inoculation

Question number: 20

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Henry Lands Berger discovered that

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Choice (4) Response

a.

people spend a larger percentage of sleep in REM after they have been deprived of it (Rebound effect)

b.

that people remember uncompleted (Zeigarnik effect)

c.

a single point of light will appear to move in the darkness (Autokinetic effect)

d.

people behave differently when observed (Hawthorne effect)

Question number: 21

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Research has shown that the optimal arousal level of an individual performing a given task is

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Choice (4) Response

a.

the level at which the person feels most comfortable

b.

related to task difficulty

c.

seldom an intermediate level

d.

the level at which the person feels least comfortable

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