Social Psychology-Social Perception, Cognition, Attribution, Beliefs (GRE (Graduate Record Examinations) Psychology): Questions 4 - 8 of 8

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Question number: 4

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I believe that I got an A in geometry because I’m a hard worker, but I got a D in biology because the teacher doesn’t like me. This demonstrates

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Choice (5) Response

a.

Glass ceiling effect

b.

blaming the victim

c.

the self-serving bias

d.

the fundamental attribution error

e.

the just-world hypothesis

Question number: 5

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

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a.

Muzafer Sherif

b.

Leon Festinger

c.

Philip Zimbardo

d.

Stanley Milgram

e.

Solomon Asch

Question number: 6

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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: 7

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Because Shay is a good student, her teacher assumes she is also artistic, well behaved, and from a good family. The teacher’s assumptions are explained by

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Choice (5) Response

a.

oversimplification

b.

self-serving bias

c.

good continuation

d.

the halo effect

e.

self-fulfilling prophecy

Question number: 8

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The fundamental attribution error is the tendency to

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Choice (5) Response

a.

personify inanimate objects

b.

attribute one’s own mistakes to disposition

c.

attribute the behaviors of others to disposition

d.

project personal motivations onto the behaviors of others

e.

attribution every behavior to some motive

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