Social Psychology

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Which of the following is NOT a key area that social psychologists focus on?

What is self-perception?

What is social perception?

What is social cognition?

What is social influence?

Which psychological perspective focuses on the relationship between behaviors and rewards or punishments?

Which psychological perspective stressed the importance of looking at the whole and how people interpret their surroundings?

Which historical event examined the effects of racial segregation and contributed to understanding the influence of attitudes and behaviors in society?

Which field of psychology focuses on the study of both negative behaviors like aggression and prejudice, as well as positive behaviors like altruism, attraction, and leadership?

Which personal factor refers to an individual's belief in their ability to influence events and outcomes?

Which method do social psychologists use to form hypotheses and collect data?

What is the term used to describe how we think about ourselves and present our ideas about ourselves to others?

What is the term used to describe how we form impressions and make conclusions about others and events?

What is the term used to describe how other people's presence, attitudes, and behaviors impact our own thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors?

What is the term used to describe when our expectations about others influence how we behave, and our actions then produce the expected behavior, confirming our initial belief?

Which of the following is NOT a factor that influences the type of persuasion used?

What is the main focus of persuasive messages in individualistic cultures?

Which theory suggests that attitudes are inferred from observing behavior?

What is the main prediction of the Theory of Planned Behavior?

What is the definition of belief perseverance?

Which type of culture tends to focus more on the situation when making attributions?

Which cultural group is more likely to express negative emotions?

What is the term for mental strategies used to make judgments or decisions quickly and effortlessly?

What is the term for estimating the likelihood of an event based on how easily instances of it come to mind?

What is the term for relying on an initial starting point and not adequately adjusting our decision?

Which of the following is an example of conformity?

What do descriptive norms define?

Which factor influences conformity the most?

What is minority influence?

What did Stanley Milgram's classic study on obedience reveal?

According to the text, which theory suggests that people use cause and effect analyses to understand their world and interpret others' behavior?

According to the text, which theory states that we tend to believe others' behaviors correspond to their dispositions, influenced by factors such as choice, social roles, and intended effects?

According to the text, which theory suggests that we determine the causes of others' behavior by considering consensus, distinctiveness, and consistency?

According to the text, which theory explains how people attribute successes and failures to internal or external causes, as well as the dimensions of locus, stability, and controllability?

According to the text, which type of attribution involves making attributions about behavior based on group membership and can be influenced by stereotypes and ethnocentrism?

What are social norms and how do they influence behavior?

Explain the difference between conformity, compliance, and obedience.

What role does culture play in social influence?

Which psychological perspective focused on the relationship between behaviors and rewards or punishments?

What is the term used to describe an individual's overall evaluation of their own attributes?

Which theory proposed ten values that motivate human actions, such as self-direction, stimulation, and achievement?

What is the term used to describe an individual's belief in their ability to influence events and outcomes?

Which cultural group tends to prioritize interdependence and social identity?

Which area of social psychology focuses on how we think about ourselves and present our ideas about ourselves to others?

What is the term used to describe how we form impressions and make conclusions about others and events?

What is the term used to describe how we think about people and the social world, and how our perceptions can be accurate or inaccurate?

What is the term used to describe how other people's presence, attitudes, and behaviors impact our own thoughts, feelings, attitudes, and behaviors?

What is the term used to describe when our expectations about others influence how we behave, and our actions then produce the expected behavior, confirming our initial belief?

Which theory suggests that people use cause and effect analyses to understand their world and interpret others' behavior?

What is the term used to describe how we think about ourselves and present our ideas about ourselves to others?

What is the term used to describe when our expectations about others influence how we behave, and our actions then produce the expected behavior, confirming our initial belief?

What is the term for estimating the likelihood of an event based on how easily instances of it come to mind?

Which personal factor refers to an individual's belief in their ability to influence events and outcomes?

Which of the following factors influences the type of persuasion used in persuasive messages?

In which type of culture are appeals emphasizing interdependence more effective in persuasive messages?

Which theory suggests that attitudes are inferred from observing behavior?

What is the term for engaging in a behavior that leads to attitude change through efforts justification, dissonance reduction, and self-perception?

How do attitudes predict behavior?

Which of the following is NOT a factor that influences conformity?

What is the term used to describe behavior resulting from authority figures' commands?

According to the text, which factor influences compliance the most?

What is the main difference between conformity and compliance?

According to the text, which theory suggests that individuals obeyed even when it meant administering dangerous shocks?

According to the text, what is the term for mental strategies used to make judgments or decisions quickly and effortlessly?

According to the text, what is the term used to describe when our expectations about others influence how we behave, and our actions then produce the expected behavior, confirming our initial belief?

According to the text, what is the term used to describe relying on instinct instead of objective information, which can result in incorrect decisions?

According to the text, what is the term used to describe estimating the likelihood of an event based on how easily instances of it come to mind?

According to the text, what is the term used to describe relying on an initial starting point and not adequately adjusting our decision, even when the initial anchor is incorrect?

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Test your knowledge of social psychology with this quiz! Explore key areas of study, including how people's thoughts, attitudes, and behaviors are influenced by others. Put your understanding of the scientific method and hypothesis testing to the test.

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