Social Psychology-Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs (GRE Psychology): Questions 1 - 3 of 8

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Question number: 1

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One way to help oneself quit smoking is to spend time educating other people about the dangers of smoking. Because one action (smoking) is incongruent with the other action (telling others about dangers related to smoking), you will probably experience

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Choice (4) Response

a.

cognitive dissonance.

b.

the door-in-the-face technique.

c.

deindividuation.

d.

humanization

Question number: 2

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While Mary is considering her options in a computer store, a sales representative finishes helping a male client and asks if he can help her. When she says her router is not working, he asks her very basic questions that he never bothered to ask the male customer. Before the conversation is over, it is clear that Mary knows far more about routers than the sales representative. The representative’s behavior suggests that he has a generalized belief

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Choice (4) Response

a.

or norms of association

b.

fostered by the effects of realistic conflict Mary in the computer industry.

c.

or stereotype that women are less likely than men to understand computer technology.

d.

that by using informational social influence he will impress Mary.

Question number: 3

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A married couple disagrees about why the husband rarely cleans up the house. He says that he forgets. She says that he intentionally leaves the work for her. Their disagreement over the cause of his behavior is an example of

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Choice (4) Response

a.

fundamental attribution error

b.

base-rate fallacy

c.

actor-observer attributional divergence

d.

reciprocal interaction

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