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Question number: 5

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Research has shown that the optimal arousal level of an individual performing a given task is

Choices

Choice (4) Response

a.

the level at which the person feels most comfortable

b.

related to task difficulty

c.

seldom an intermediate level

d.

the level at which the person feels least comfortable

Question number: 6

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Which of the following figures is known for developing field theory?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Heider

b.

Triplett

c.

Lewin

d.

Festinger

Question number: 7

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A speaker is attempting to convince an audience of listeners that a particular theory of evolution is correct. The audience consists of 500 adult men and women. According to the sleeper effect, which of the following would be true?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Individuals in the audience who do not pay close attention will be convinced.

b.

Individuals who cannot make up their minds will follow the majority opinion.

c.

Individuals who previously had no opinion on the topic will be convinced.

d.

The message of a speaker with low credibility might be believed later.

Question number: 8

» Social Psychology » Theories, Applications and Issues

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Deutsch used the “prisoner’s dilemma” to study what social phenomenon?

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Choice (4) Response

a.

Bias

b.

Conformity vs. reactance

c.

Stereotypes

d.

Cooperation vs. competition

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