Social Psychology-Social Comparison, Self [GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology]: Questions 1 - 3 of 5

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Question 1

Social Comparison, Self

Question

MCQ▾

Members of some hate groups cover their faces and sometimes their entire bodies while they mistreat their targeted group. This can also happen if the hate group is extremely large or a “mob mentality” forms. In these situations, people find it easier to participate in crimes they would not normally commit due to

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

door-in-the-face technique

b.

equal status contact.

c.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

d.

lowballing.

e.

deindividuation.

Question 2

Social Comparison, Self

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

equity theory

b.

social exchange theory

c.

diffusion of responsibility

d.

gain-loss theory

e.

reciprocal interaction

Question 3

Social Comparison, Self

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MCQ▾

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

Choices

Choice (5)Response

a.

social acceptability

b.

social facilitation.

c.

social norms.

d.

deindividuation.

e.

social roles.