Social Psychology (GRE Psychology): Questions 30 - 33 of 46

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Question number: 30

» 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 (4) Response

a.

Leon Festinger

b.

Solomon Asch

c.

Muzafer Sherif

d.

Philip Zimbardo

Question number: 31

» 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 (4) Response

a.

social facilitation.

b.

social acceptability

c.

deindividuation.

d.

social roles.

Question number: 32

» 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 (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance

b.

Self-serving bias

c.

risky shift

d.

Purkinje shift

Question number: 33

» 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 (4) Response

a.

lowballing.

b.

an attitude.

c.

cognitive dissonance.

d.

informational social influence.

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