Social Psychology-Social Comparison, Self (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 1 - 4 of 4

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Question number: 1

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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 (4) Response

a.

the self-fulfilling prophecy.

b.

lowballing.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

equal status contact.

Question number: 2

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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

equity theory

b.

diffusion of responsibility

c.

reciprocal interaction

d.

social exchange theory

Question number: 3

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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

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

social facilitation.

b.

social acceptability

c.

deindividuation.

d.

social roles.

Question number: 4

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Mary attended a high school that encouraged and emphasized creativity and the arts until her junior year. When her mother’s employer transfers her to another state, Mary and her father must also move. Since there isn’t special arts focus in the new city, Mary is enrolled in the public high school. On her first day she dresses with an eclectic, funky style as always that is uniquely hers. Others who appear to Mary to be dressed in boringly similar styles, stare and laugh at her appearance, and by the end of the day Mary is uncomfortable. If she conforms to be accepted by her new schoolmates, Mary will have succumbed to

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

a self-serving bias.

b.

the fundamental attribution error.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

normative social influence.

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