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Psych 212- Fall 2017 Exam 3 Name_____________________ TRUE-FALSE- Please write whether each of the following statements are True (A) or False (B) 1.When all members of a group give an incorrect response to an easy question, most people most of the time conform to that response 2.An effective way to get someone to do you a favor is to make a first request that is so large the person is sure to reject it 3.In experiments on obedience, most participants who were ordered to administer severe shocks to an innocent person refused to do so 4.As the number of people in a group increases, so does the group’s impact on an individual 5.Conformity rates vary across different cultures and from one generation to the next 6.People will cheer louder when they cheer as part of a group than when they cheer alone 7.People brainstorming as a group come up with a greater number of better ideas than the same number of people working individually 8.Group members’ attitudes about a course of action usually become more moderate after group discussion 9.People and groups tend to do worse when they have “do your best” goals than when they have very specific, ambitious goals 10.Large groups are more likely than small groups to exploit a scarce resource that the members collectively depend on 11.When faced with the dilemma of whether to act in one’s self-interest or cooperate with the greater good, women are more likely than men to cooperate 12.People seek out the company of others, even strangers, in times of stress 13.Infants do not discriminate between faces considered attractive and unattractive in their culture 14.People who are physically attractive are happier and have higher self-esteem than those who are unattractive 15.When it comes to romantic relationships, opposites attract 16.Men are more likely than women to interpret friendly gestures by the opposite sex in sexual terms 17.After the honeymoon period, there is an overall decline in levels of marital satisfaction 18.People are more likely to help someone in an emergency if the potential rewards seem high and the potential costs seem low
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19.In an emergency, a person who needs help has a much better chance of getting it if three other people are present than if only one other person is present 20.People are much more likely to help someone when they’re in a good mood 21.People are much less likely to help someone when they’re in a bad mood 22.Attractive people have a better chance than unattractive people of getting help when they need it 23.Women seek help more often than men do 24.Conformity is the tendency to alter perceptions, opinions, and behavior in ways that are consistent with group norms 25.According to Sternberg’s triangular theory of love, the basic components of love are intimacy, passion, and commitment.
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