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Social Psychology (SS Core)

by: Ozella Cassin

Social Psychology (SS Core) PSYC 343

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Exam 11 Study Guide Social Psychology Spring 2003 Ch 9 Social C quot Conformitv amp L J39 1 What are social norms What functions do they serve 2 What is Normative Focus Theory What does is suggest about normative behavior What data is there to support this theory 3 Distinguish between conformity compliance and obedience 4 What were the Sherif Autokinetic effects studies what did they demonstrate and what did subsequent studies eg Jacobs and Campbell demonstrate 5 What were the Asch Line Judgement studies what did they demonstrate and what in uence do variables like group size and unanimity have on conformity 6 Be able to compare and contrast Sherif and Asch studies especially with respect to informational vs normative social in uence 7 What did Schacter s Johnny Rocco study demonstrate 8 What is the culture of honor how has it been explained and what data is there to support this view 9 What factors contribute to efforts to resist conformity 10 What impact can minority status have on conformity 11 What were the Milgram Studies of obedience what inspired them and what were they trying to explain Also what variables seemed to in uence the strength of the obedience effects Further what factors seem to reduce destructive obedience 12 What are the principles underlying compliance 13 What are the footinthedoor lowball doorintheface that snotall piquing playing hard to get and the deadline techniques of compliance 14 What is indoctrination what are the stages and how does it work Ch 3 Social Cognition 15 What metaphors have been used in social psychology to describe how people think note that I am not just talking about the people as information processors we talked about two that precede that one and what types of social psychological phenomenon has each been used to explain 16 Know the parts of the information processing ow chart and the different concepts associated with it eg attention encoding elaboration storage and retrieval 17 What are automatic and controlled processing Be sure to know the features of each 18 What are schemas what do they do for us ie the functions and how do they in uence the different aspects of information processing Be sure to understand the Con rmation Bias Reconstructed Memory and the issue of Retrieval of schema consistent vs schema inconsistent information 19 What are automatic schemas what characteristics are associated with automatic schemas and what is the difference between an chronically accessible and temporarily accessible schema 20 What are stereotypes what do they do for us and what are the positive and negative aspects of schemas 21 What are the schema perseverance effect the summative nature of schemas and the subtyping effect 22 What is the selfful lling prophesy aka self fulling stereotypes behavior con rrnation and the selfful lling nature of schemas according to Snyder how and why does it occur and what empirical evidence is there to support this view be familiar with all the major studies presented 23 What are Heuristics how are they related to the speedaccuracy tradeoff and what heuristics do we typically rely on Be able to identify examples of each heuristic in action 24 What is priming and what are the cognitive and behavioral effects of priming 25 What are the positivity and negativity bias What evidence is there to suggest that we often demonstrate these biases 26 What is magical thinking 27 In what ways can affect emotion in uence our cognitions and what evidence is there that demonstrates these effects 28 In what way can cognitions in uence our affect and what evidence is there that demonstrates these effects 7 Note know all the studies what they did the different conditions and what the results were You do not need to know numbersscores for groups but do know what groups were higherlower on the DV of interest this goes for all the studies we covered as well as major studies covered in the book Exam II Review Guide Social Psychology Spring 2004 The examination will consist of approximately 5055 multiple choice questions You are responsible for all material presented in class and Chapters 4 and 9The material covered is approximately 12 from lecture and 12 from the book You will need to carefully read each book chapter and familiarize your self with the major concepts often indicated by italicized words bulletednumbered lists and highlighted text boxes Use the questions below to help focus your studying Note that though you could provide single word answers to many of the questions doing so will not sufficiently prepare you for this examination Know the 4 Social Psych Metaphors People as consistency seekers naive scientists cognitive misers motivated tacticians Know all the bold black words in the book Know all the studies in the book Ch 4 Attatitudes Attitude Change amp Cognitive Dissonance 1 What are attitudes What are some the different ways that we may acquire attitudes eg classical conditioning subliminal conditioning instrumental conditioning observational learning social comparison What are the functions of attitudes 2 What role do genetic processes play in attitudes How big is the role What evidence is there Are all attitudes equally impacted by genetics 3 What is AttitudeBehavior consistency What evidence exists that suggests Attitudes and Behaviors may be inconsistent What are the values and or range of values of the typical correlation r and its associated squared correlation r2 for attitudes and behaviors and what does this tell us What are some of the reasons attitudes and behaviors may be inconsistent How can we increase the consistency between attitudes and behaviors 4 How do attitudes in uence behavior What is the Theory of Reasoned Action What is the attitude process model How do these theories differ BONUS Ofthe metaphors that we have discussed what metaphor does the theory ofreasoned action most re ect What metaphor does the attitude process model most re ect 5 What is the history of the study of persuasion 6 What are the major variables that in uence whether attitude change will result from exposure to persuasive appeals How do these variables interact with one anther and what effect do they have on persuasion again know the studies 7 What is Petty amp Cacioppo s Elaboration Likelihood Model of attitude change What metaphor does this model re ect 8 What processes seem to be involved in resistance to persuasion What are reactance selective avoidance and attitude inoculation 9 What is Festinger s Cognitive Dissonance Theory What attitudinal phenomenon is it thought to explain What evidence exists to support this theory Be sure you can interpret POX triangles 10 What are the 3 major direct routs discussed in class to dissonance reduction What are 3 major experimental paradigms used to induce dissonance 11 What is the distinction between direct and indirect routs to dissonance reduction What are the indirect routs to dissonance reduction 12 What evidence exists to suggest that dissonance really is an aversive emotional state 13 How does culture in uence cognitive dissonance 14 What is the role of hypocrisy in behavior change Ch 9 Social F quot Conformitv amp L J39 1 What are social norms What functions do they serve 2 What is Normative Focus Theory What does is suggest about normative behavior What data is there to support this theory 3 Distinguish between conformity compliance and obedience 4 What were the Sherif Autokinetic effects studies what did they demonstrate and what did subsequent studies eg Jacobs and Campbell demonstrate


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