Social Psychology: Obedience and Agency Theory Quiz

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What is the agentic state in social psychology?

What is the moral strain experienced in the agentic state, and what are its symptoms?

What is the autonomous state and how does it differ from the agentic state?

How did Milgram's 1963 study support the agency theory?

What is a weakness of the agency theory, as demonstrated by Hofling et al's study in a hospital setting?

According to French and Raven, what is coercive power?

What is the alternative explanation for obedience, as mentioned in the text?

How can social power theory be applied to society to help prevent atrocities, as mentioned in the text?

What is the source of social impact as mentioned in the text?

What is the effect that others have on our behavior, as mentioned in the text?

What is the capacity of STM according to Miller (1956)?

What is the primacy-recency effect in memory?

What is the role of the phonological loop in the working memory model?

What is a weakness of the multi-store model (MSM)?

What did Peterson and Peterson (1959) find about rehearsal and memory?

What are the three main memory stores in the multi-store model of memory?

What are the three main ways in which information can be encoded?

What is the process by which information is changed so that it can be stored in the memory?

What does capacity refer to in the context of memory?

What does duration refer to in the context of memory?

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Test your knowledge of obedience and agency theory in social psychology with this quiz. Explore the concept of agentic state and its impact on individuals' behavior when following authority figures' orders.

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