Review Sheet Spring 08

Review Sheet Spring 08 - Lecture Notes Review Sheet...

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Lecture Notes Review Sheet Psychology 101—Part 3 -- Cross In general, when a research study is presented, you should know the general findings of the study. For example, in the Freeman & Fraser study of compliance techniques using the foot in the door technique, what did the researcher's find? [Answer: that participants were more likely to agree to a large request after they had first agreed to a small request.] These notes do not cover material presented only in the book and not discussed in class. Approximately 30% of the test questions will cover material presented in the lecture, but not in the book; 30% will come from material presented in the book but not in the lectures, and 40% will come from material covered in both the book and the lectures. LECTURE 1: SOCIAL INFLUENCE Be able to define or describe the following terms: Social psychology Social influence Compliance Foot-in-the-door technique Low-balling technique Door-in-the-face technique Obedience to authority Conformity Social norms Informational social influence Normative social influence Fundamental attribution error Be able to identify these persons and the important things they did or said: Lewin Asch Milgram What are the 4 types of social influence? What characterizes cult members? Why do the various compliance techniques work? What happened in the Cialdini, 1978 study of lowballing in which students were contacted to participate in experiments? What happened in Milgram's study of obedience? What factors influence whether or not a person will obey an authority figure? What happened in Asch's study of conformity? What factors influence whether or not a person will conform to social norms in a situation? LECTURE 2: HELPING AND HURTING Be able to define or describe the following terms: Audience inhibition effect Diffusion of responsibility Negative state relief model of helping Aggression Social learning theory of aggression The weapons effect Deindividuation Be able to identify these persons and the important things they did or said: Bandura
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Why are we less likely to help when others are present? What happened in Darley & Latane's study of bystander intervention when students were exposed to what they thought was a person falling off a ladder? What are some ways to increase prosocial behavior in bystander situations? What other factors (besides the number of bystanders) influences whether or not a person will help in an emergency? How do moods influence helping behavior? What happened in Bandura's study of aggression that used the Bobo doll? What environmental factors can influence aggression?
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