Soc_Psy_Pr_MT3_Sp_01

Soc_Psy_Pr_MT3_Sp_01 - SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY - PRACTICE MIDTERM...

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SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY -- PRACTICE MIDTERM 3This practice exam covers the following topics: Aggression, Altruism, Legal Psychology, Health Psychology, Deviant Behavior. The actual midterm will only cover these topics that have been covered in lecture by the end of the last lecture prior to the exam.1. An experiment by Steffensmeier and Terry in which confederates shoplifted in plain sight of subjects, demonstrated that A. the gender of the deviant plays a large role in whether or not the crime was reported w B. the gender of the observer plays a large role in whether or not the crime was reported o C. the appearance of the deviant plays a large role in whether or not the crime was reported w D. the gender of the deviant and the observer plays a large role in whether or not the crime was reported l E. the gender and appearance of the deviant and plays a large role in whether or not the crime was reported2. Jasper dropped out of college and has never been able to hold down a job for more than a few weeks. Later he tried his hand at growing and selling marijuana, and after four seasons of having his crop stolen by poachers, during his fifth attempt, his illicit plants were seized by DEA agents and Jasper was arrested and convicted. In deviant behavior terms, Jasper might be known as experiencing A. ritualism r B. withdrawal w C. Robert Downey Jr. Syndrome D. double failure E. both b and c3. The video segment shown in class from the film Final Analysis, depicting one expert witness for the prosecution and another representing the defense, was a demonstration of what phenomenon regarding a witness' impact on the jury A. when one witness contradicts another witness, the jury is unable to decide which one to believe B. the jury is greatly affected by the attractiveness of a witness C. low credibility of the witness based on his or her lack of relevant personal experience can be overcome by his or her demeanor and/or physical demeanor D. low credibility of the witness based on his or her demeanor and/or physical demeanor can be overcome by an abundance of evidence in the form of relevant personal experience4. A pickpocket learning his/her trade in Brazil during Carnival, their huge outdoor celebration that lasts for days, has a perfect A. learning structure B. opportunity structure C. scheme for differential association D. anomie risk5. In observing people's responses to staged emergencies, John Darley and Bibb Latan found that _____________ greatly decreased intervention. _ A. social alienation s B. a lack of empathy a C. the presence of other bystanders t D. self-concern6. Which of the following has been suggested as a strategy for reducing misidentifications in police lineups? s A. Giving eyewitnesses a "blank" lineup that contains no suspects and screening out those who make false identifications B. Minimizing false identifications with instructions which acknowledge that the offender may not be in the lineup C. Composing the lineup of one suspect and several known innocent people rather
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This note was uploaded on 04/16/2008 for the course PSYC 332 taught by Professor Ashlyn during the Spring '06 term at CSU San Marcos.

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