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Question 1

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Mary is anxious when she arrives for her first day in a new office. She mentally rehearses introducing herself, so when someone asks “Where are you from?” Mary accidentally replies, “I՚m Mary.” Later that afternoon, Mary overhears someone say “The new girl doesn՚t seem that smart.” Because she knows she՚s extremely smart, Mary isn՚t upset, but she is embarrassed. Her coworker has

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

used the peripheral route of persuasion.

b.

used as external locus of control

c.

experienced cognitive dissonance.

d.

made a fundamental attribution error.

Question 2

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Studies of bystander intervention have found that

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

the greater the amount of electric shock applied, the greater the likelihood of intervention

b.

the greater the prestige of the emergency group, the greater the likelihood of intervention

c.

the more authoritarian the experimenter, the less the likelihood of intervention

d.

smaller the bystander group, the greater the likelihood of intervention

Question 3

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Which of the following phenomena is minimized by group monitoring?

Choices

Choice (4)Response

a.

Group polarization

b.

Groupthink

c.

Social loafing

d.

Social comparison

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