Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 22 - 25 of 46

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Question number: 22

» Social Psychology » Social Psychology Theories, Applications and Issues

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Which of the following figures is known for developing field theory?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Heider

b.

Triplett

c.

Lewin

d.

Festinger

Question number: 23

» Social Psychology » Attitudes and Behavior

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Kenneth and Mamie Clark’s doll preference studies were used

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Choice (4) Response

a.

as evidence in Brown v. Board of Education

b.

to demonstrate gender favoritism in the classroom

c.

to demonstrate regression in adults

d.

to elicit accounts of childhood sexual abuse

Question number: 24

» Social Psychology » Social Comparison, Self

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The idea that over-benefited people tend to feel guilty is explained through

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Choice (4) Response

a.

equity theory

b.

diffusion of responsibility

c.

reciprocal interaction

d.

social exchange theory

Question number: 25

» Social Psychology » Group and Intergroup Processes

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Enron Corporation bankruptcy in 2001 was the largest collapse & corporate failure in history, and is linked to corporate fraud. Enron’s board of directors failed to monitor, question, or analyze Enron’s management and business practices, and billions of dollars’ worth of unscrupulous activities were conducted to make Enron look more financially stable than it was. Though the board had access to evidence that something was wrong with Enron’s business practices, a culture had developed in which conformity was encouraged and diverse views were not acceptable. In other words, Enron fell prey to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

equal status contact.

b.

social loafing.

c.

social facilitation.

d.

groupthink.

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