Social Psychology (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 31 - 34 of 47

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Question number: 31

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

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Each of the following figures performed famous experiment in the area of conformity EXCEPT

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Muzafer Sherif

b.

Leon Festinger

c.

Philip Zimbardo

d.

Stanley Milgram

e.

Solomon Asch

Question number: 32

» Social Psychology » Social Comparison, Self

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Mary has been involved in her college’s theater department for several years. When she first gets a script she practices alone, repeating lines until they sound and feel realistic to her. She always notices that her performance improves significantly when she participates in dress rehearsals with other actors due to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

deindividuation.

b.

social roles.

c.

social acceptability

d.

social facilitation.

e.

social norms.

Question number: 33

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

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The idea that people will alter their actions or beliefs so that their actions and beliefs are in agreement with one another is the theory of

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Choice (5) Response

a.

risky shift

b.

Purkinje shift

c.

Acceptance

d.

Self-serving bias

e.

cognitive dissonance

Question number: 34

» 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

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Choice (5) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

an attitude.

c.

lowballing.

d.

informational social influence.

e.

aptitude

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