Group Processes and Individual Influence Quiz

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Group cohesion promotes problem-solving.

False

Diverse groups tend to perform better.

True

Social facilitation refers to doing better on complex tasks when in the presence of others.

False

Social loafing is the tendency to exert less effort when working in groups.

True

Deindividuation leads to a decrease in impulsive acts.

False

Failure to share unique information is a common problem in group decision-making.

True

Groupthink prioritizes maintaining group cohesiveness over considering facts realistically.

True

A social dilemma occurs when the most beneficial action for an individual harms everyone.

True

Group cohesion is advantageous for problem-solving.

False

Diverse groups tend to encourage similar behavior.

False

The Tragedy of the Commons was written by Harden in 1968.

True

Using threats is an effective means of resolving conflict.

False

Negotiation involves communication between opposing sides in a conflict.

True

In negotiation, a solution occurs only when both parties agree.

True

An integrative solution involves making trade-offs on issues according to different interests.

True

In an integrative solution, each side concedes the most on issues that are important to them.

False

It can be difficult to identify what is most important to each side in a conflict.

True

The Prisoner's Dilemma is a concept related to resolving conflict.

True

Increasing cooperation can be achieved through consistent cooperation and the Tit-for-tat strategy.

True

Negotiation and bargaining are the same thing.

False

True or false: Groups are defined as a collection of two or more people who interact with one another and are interdependent in the sense that their needs and goals cause them to rely on one another?

False

True or false: Group decisions are always more effective and efficient than individual decisions?

False

True or false: Conflict and cooperation are two common dynamics within groups?

True

True or false: Social norms have little to no influence over behavior within a group?

False

True or false: Social roles are shared expectations by group members about how particular people in the group are supposed to behave?

True

True or false: The Stanford Prison Experiment conducted by Zimbardo et al in 1973 explored the influence of gender roles within groups?

False

True or false: Intrinsically rewarding is a fundamental need that drives individuals to join groups?

True

True or false: Group influence on individuals can lead to conformity and obedience?

True

True or false: Groups provide individuals with frameworks to simplify the complex world and understand it better?

True

True or false: Motivation for social change is not a common reason why individuals join groups?

False

Test your knowledge on group processes and how they influence individuals. This quiz covers topics such as defining groups, reasons for joining groups, the functions of groups, group decisions, conflict and cooperation within groups, and more. Explore the dynamics of group interactions and enhance your understanding of how individuals are influenced by group dynamics.

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