Psy2012FinalSummer2007StudentCopy - Miami Dade College PSY...

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Miami Dade College PSY 2012 – Final Examination Dr. Mayte Insua-Auais Name: __________________________ Date: _____________ Directions: Please read each question carefully and bubble the correct circle on your scantron sheet. Bring your completed scantron sheet to class on Wednesday, July 25. Late submissions will not be accepted. Therefore, please plan accordingly. Good Luck! Chapter 12 1. If the “teacher” protested that he wished to stop or that he was worried about the “learner's” safety, what did the experimenter do? A) The experimenter would stop the experiment. B) The experimenter ignored the protests. C) The experimenter would say, “The experiment requires that you continue.” D) The experimenter would offer the “teacher” more money to continue. 2. _____ refers to the mental processes we use to form judgments and draw conclusions about the characteristics and motives of others. A) Person perception B) Social facilitation C) Social influence D) Deindividuation 3. Milgram, along with other researchers, identified several aspects of his original obedience experiment that had a strong impact on the subjects' willingness to obey the experimenter. Which of the following is NOT one of them? A) the gradual, repetitive escalation of the task B) the physical and psychological separation from the learner C) the freedom of the teacher to choose the level of shock D) a previously well-established mental framework to obey 4. Dr. Pulaski decided to replicate Solomon Asch's classic experiment of conformity to group pressure. If his results were consistent with those of the original research, he is likely to find that: A) approximately 90 percent of the subjects will conform to the group's judgment on all the critical trials. B) roughly one-third of the subjects will conform to the group's judgment on the critical trials. C) less than 10 percent of the subjects will conform to the group's judgment on the critical trials. D) that the control group subjects were accurate about 33 percent of the time, a rate that is no better than chance or simply guessing. Page 1
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5. Social psychology is a branch of psychology that focuses on a broad range of topics. Two basic areas of social psychology include: A) meta-analysis and deindividuation. B) social cognition and social influence. C) in-group bias and out-group bias. D) ethnocentrism and out-group bias. 6. When people experience an unpleasant state of psychological tension resulting from two thoughts or perceptions that are inconsistent with each other, they are said to be experiencing: A) the actor-observer discrepancy. B) the self-serving bias. C) cognitive dissonance. D) deindividuation. 7. _____ is defined as a negative attitude toward people who belong to a specific group. A) Ethnocentrism
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