PS240 Quiz 4 (100%) - 2205

Solution Detail
Price: $10.00
  • From: Psychology,
  • Posted on: Sun 18 Mar, 2012
  • Request id: None
  • Purchased: 0 time(s)
  • Average Rating: No rating
Request Description

The subfield of psychology that studies attitudes, social perceptions, social influence and group behavior is known as

2.

Behavioral and cognitive tendencies that are learned and expressed by evaluating particular people, places or things with favor or disfavor are known as

3.

Kryzanta often finds that what she feels and believes does not correspond with what she does. This is typical for most people and is what social psychologists refer to as the

4.

When we try to persuade others by getting them to think carefully about the evidence, we are using the ____ route to attitude change

5.

When a persuasive message attempts to change our attitude toward something by associating it with positive or negative cues, it is using the ____ route

6.

Overexposure of advertisements for particular cars is likely to

7.

Which newscast is an individual most likely to watch on a regular basis?

8.

Attitudes that are based on overgeneralizations that can be positive or negative are called ____.

9.

Dana is an attractive 5'10" brunette. Marsha is a 5'3" unattractive blonde. They have both applied for an administrative assistant position. Who is most likely to acquire the job?

10.

Cross-cultural research shows which feminine features are most attractive to males?

11.

Generally speaking, men place greater emphasis on a woman's physical appearance, while women place greater emphasis on a man's

12.

The study by Sprecher and her colleagues (1994) found that women are more likely than men to be willing to marry someone

13.

Evan and Amy are physically attracted to each other and can't stand to be apart. Their relationship demonstrates

14.

Mark and Tracy are fascinated with each other, care about each other, and want a special relationship with each other. According to the triangular model of love, their love would be called

15.

Diema is standing in line in school. While he isn't looking, another boy steps on Diema's toe. Diema believes the other boy stepped on his toe because that boy is mean, stupid, and probably wanted to step on him. Diema is making a ____ attribution.

16.

Yevhen is standing in line at school. When he isn't looking, another boy steps on his toe. Yevhen says to himself: "He must have stepped on my toe because it's so crowded in here and somebody else pushed this guy; it was probably an accident." Yevhen is making a ____ attribution.

17.

The tendency to assume that others act mainly on the basis of their dispositions (e.g., personality traits) is the

18.

You did very poorly on your Psychology test. If you are like the majority of people, you are likely to attribute your failure to your

19.

Your boss tells you to report to work at 3:00 am. You are not happy about reporting to work at such an unusual hour, yet you report as requested. Your behavior is an example of

20.

____ conducted a series of experiments to find out how many people would resist immoral requests made by authority figures.

21.

When behavior or attitudes are adjusted to go along with a group norm this is called

22.

The stadium is full of fans. The Pittsburgh Steelers are playing a game in their home stadium. They are likely to do their best because so many of the fans are cheering them on to victory. This is the result of

23.

Because of diffusion of responsibility, each person in a group may

24.

The owners and captain of the Titanic believed the ship was invincible and could not sink. They were willing to keep going in spite of several warnings. This shows the effect of ____ on the members of the group.

 

25.

Sometimes people who observe others in need do not help them because

 

Solution Description

The subfield of psychology that studies attitudes, social perceptions, social influence and group behavior is known as

D) social psychology

Points Earned:   4.0/4.0

Correct Answer(s):         D

 

 

Correct

2.

Behavioral and cognitive tendencies that are learned and expressed by evaluating particular people, places or things with favor or disfavor are known as

B) attitudes

Points Earned:   4.0/4.0

Correct Answer(s):         B

 

 

Incorrect

3.

Kryzanta often finds that what she feels and believes does not correspond with what she does. This is typical for most people and is what social psychologists refer to as the

C) A-B problem

Points Earned:   4.0/4.0

Correct Answer(s):         C

 

 

Correct

4.

When we try to persuade others by getting them to think carefully about the evidence, we are using the ____ route to attitude change

C) central

Points Earned:   4.0/4.0

Correct Answer(s):         C

 

 

Correct

5.

When a persuasive message attempts to change our attitude toward something by associating it with positive or negative cues, it is using the ____ route

B) peripheral

Points Earned:   4.0/4.0

Correct Answer(s):         B

 

 

Correct

6.

Overexposure of advertisements for particular cars is likely to