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Social Psychology Study Guide 3

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Social Psychology Study Guide 3 PSYC 2606-002

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Answers to quick quizzes in book and quizlets to help you all study! :)
Social Psychology
Dr. King
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Study guide exam 3 Chapter 9 Quick quiz #1 1. Which of the following actions is the closest to the definition of pure altruism? c. out of sincere desire to help less fortunate people 2. Which of the following is one of the four major goals of prosocial action mentioned in the text? e. all of the above Quick quiz #2 1. Which of the following are actions that can improve one’s own inclusive fitness? e. a and c only 2. A helper’s sense of “we” can be expanded by: d. b and c only Quick quiz #3 1. According to anthropologists, what is the ultimate goal of potlatching? c. to increase the host’s social standing 2. In what ways do bystanders influence the decision to help in emergencies? e. a and c 3. Which of the following are true statements about differences in the helping behavior of men and women? c. Men are more likely to offer support that is direct, heroic, or otherwise consistent with the masculine gender role Quick quiz #4 1. Which of the following are examples of using prosocial behavior to verify one’s self-definition? a. sending out your monthly definition to the local children’s hospital because you feel it’s an important part of who you are 2. Which of the following statements about personal norms is not correct? d. Personal norms are correlated with initial intentions to contribute, but not with actual helping behavior 3. Which of the following are factors that influence the likelihood that people will seek help? c. Gender Quick quiz #5 1. Which of these is not a factor that increases helpfulness in emergencies? a. when there is little or no unpleasant arousal 2. According to the negative state relief model: d. a and c Quick quiz #6 1. Which of these represents the correct sequence of events in the empathy-altruism model? b. Perceived similarity to other > perspective taking> empathic concern> altruistic motivation> pure altruism 2. Which of the following are correct statements regarding the evidence for the empathy-altruism hypothesis? d. all of the above Chapter 10 Quick quiz #1 1. Which of the following is incorrect? c. A military interrogator… 2. Which of the following is true of gender differences in aggression? d. Men are more likely to engage in criminal 3. Modern biologically oriented theorist believe: d. Instinctive tendencies toward aggressive behavior… Quick quiz #2 1. Which of the following is incorrect, according to the reformulated frustration-aggression hypothesis? a. aggression must be preceded by frustration 2. According to Zillman’s excitation-transfer theory, which of the following types of arousal can lead to aggression? d. All of the above 3. Which of the following personality and situational factors is not discussed in the text as increasing annoyance-related aggression? c. Type B personality 4. Which of the following is incorrect regarding cognitive-neoassociation theory? c. Pleasant stimulation… Quick quiz #3 1. According to social learning theory, aggressive behavior is caused by: c. Either of the above 2. According to the text, which of the following factors are connected to rewards for violence? d. all of the above 3. Which of the following is incorrect? c. Contrary to expectation… Quick quiz #4 1. According to the principles of different parental investment and sexual selection, male aggressiveness: b. Is linked to the fact that females are generally more selective about choosing mates 2. Which of the following are true? d. Correlation studies…. 3. Which of the following are true statements regarding the “culture of honor”? d. a and b are correct 4. Which of the following statements is incorrect? a. There is a curvilinear relationship between age and status-driven aggression Quick quiz #5 1. Which of the features below are characteristic of a defensive attributional style? d. a and c are correct 2. Which of the following are true of female violence and the effect/danger ratio? d. a and b are correct 3. According to the text, which of the following is false? b. Contrary to popular belief…. Quick quiz #6 1. What does Zillman’s model of “escalating aggressive behavior” have in common with Novaco’s cognitive approach to aggression reduction? d. a and b are correct 2. As described, Patterson’s program for reducing aggression in children includes which of the following? d. a and c are correct 3. According to your text, which of these claims about legal punishments for violence is false? a. Capital punishment has a slight deterrence effect on murder rates within the U.S. Chapter 11 Quick quiz #1 1. Feeling negatively toward people who do not share your religious belief is an example of ______, whereas a generalized belief such as “all Asians are good at math” is an example of ________. a. prejudice, stereotype 2. Which of the following examples are costs borne by targets of discrimination? d. all of the above 3. Which of the following strategies for coping with stereotype threat are beneficial in both the short and long term? b. reminding oneself that the negative stereotype does not apply to everyone Quick quiz #2 1. The evolutionary perspective suggests that humans’ inclination toward prejudice evolved in part to deal with which of the following threats? d. all of the above 2. A person high in social dominance orientation would likely agree with which of the following statements? c. Some groups of people are simply inferior to others 3. _______ tends to ________ ingroup favoritism and outgroup hostility. b. Intergroup competition, increase 4. Competitive situations create competitive people/groups, and competitive people/groups create increasingly more competitive and hostile situations. This description of the self-fulfilling spiral of intergroup competition illustrates which two forms of person-situation interactions? a. Situations can change people and people change their situations Quick quiz #3 1. Which of the following statements describes how social norms influence the expression and internalization of prejudice? d. all of the above 2. _____ religious people strive to live their religion and internalize its teachings, whereas ________ religious people strive to use religious worship as an opportunity to make social connections or gain status. c. Intrinsically, extrinsically 3. What accounts for the relationship between religiosity and negative prejudice and discrimination? d. commitment to one’s religious group 4. People are especially likely to express their groups’ prejudice-relevant norms when _______. b. they are new to the group and express their opinions publicly Quick quiz # 4 1. Which of the following strategies contributes to negative prejudice and is used to maintain favorable personal and social identities? c. scapegoating 2. Which of the following is not a characteristic of the authoritarian personality? b. authoritarians have trouble conforming to society’s conventions and rules 3. Which of the following statements is true? c. When our self-image are threatened by failure, we are more likely to derogate members of stigmatized groups Quick quiz #5 1. Which of the following research findings on the “shooter bias” is false? b. the shooter bias has only been found in white participants 2. Stereotypes tend to _______ the differences between groups and ______ the differences within groups c. sharpen, soften 3. Which of the following factors increase the likelihood of stereotyping? d. all of the above Quick quiz #6 1. Which of the following interventions is not an effective strategy for reducing prejudice, stereotyping, and discrimination? c. educating people about different groups so that they’ll develop factual beliefs about stigmatized groups 2. Which of the following is not a principle of effective intergroup contact? a. contact should occur at the group-level so that the potential for interpersonal conflicts is minimized 3. In which of the following ways does the jigsaw classroom design take advantage of the six principles of effective contact? d.. The students work cooperatively with each other toward the common goal of leaning the day’s lesson Quizlet links: password: jules1234


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