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Question 2   2 out of 2 points Correct Dissonance between two attitudes or between an attitude and a behavior causes : Answers :
A. confusion .
B. anxiety .
C. fear .
D. positivity .
Answer:  B.   anxiety .
Question 3   2 out of 2 points Correct Which of the following predictions would the kin selection hypothesis make ? Answers :
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Question 4   2 out of 2 points Correct Jerry is someone who does n’t think very highly of postal workers . Which of the following statements would be most consistent with the concept of outgroup homogeneity ? Answers :
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Question 5   2 out of 2 points Correct Which of the following factors is NOT a cause of deindividuation ? Answers :
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Question 7   2 out of 2 points Correct Imagine that you are asked to set up your best friend , Tina , on a blind date . Assuming you are using evolutionary theories of attraction , which potential partner would you pick for her ? Answers :
A. Nick , who is wealthy
B. Paul , who is very smart
C. Justin , who is witty
D. Taylor , who is young
Answer:  A.   Nick , who is wealthy
Question 8   2 out of 2 points Correct Ted has been assigned to work on a linguistics project with a returning student in her 40s . Ted is worried that his partner will not be as sharp and motivated as a younger student . He recognizes that this is a stereotype and works to suppress it . Research indicates that :
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Question 9   2 out of 2 points Correct According to your textbook , all of these are strategies for maintaining a happy , romantic relationship EXCEPT : Answers :
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Question 10   2 out of 2 points Correct Naomi was raised by her parents as a vegetarian her entire childhood . When she gets to college she finds that all of her new friends eat meat . After her first year with these new friends , Naomi finds herself starting to eat meat as well . Naomi ’s situation demonstrates the effect of ________ on attitudes . Answers :
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Decreased activity in the medial prefrontal cortex can help to explain inhumane acts, like genocide and the Holocaust. Which of the following reasons would explain why decreased activity in this brain region leads to such terrible occurrences? Answers: Selected Answer: C. It is associated with dehumanizing outgroup members. A. It is associated with dehumanizing ingroup members. B. It increases aggression toward ingroup members. C. It is associated with dehumanizing outgroup members. D. It increases aggression toward outgroup members.
Question 2 2 out of 2 points Correct Dissonance between two attitudes or between an attitude and a behavior causes: Answers:
Question 3 2 out of 2 points Correct Which of the following predictions would the kin selection hypothesis make? Answers:
C. A childless couple will help their siblings’ children. D. A man who has never had children will marry a woman with two kids. Question 4 2 out of 2 points Correct Jerry is someone who doesn’t think very highly of postal workers. Which of the following statements would be most consistent with the concept of outgroup homogeneity? Answers:
Question 5 2 out of 2 points Correct Which of the following factors is NOT a cause of deindividuation? Answers: Selected Answer: A. group identification A. group identification B. arousal C. lack of responsibility D. anonymity
Question 6 2 out of 2 points
Correct When a person eats an unhealthy diet despite knowing the negative consequences but rationalizes the behavior to decrease the anxiety he or she is experiencing, this behavior is an example of: Answers:
Question 7 2 out of 2 points Correct Imagine that you are asked to set up your best friend, Tina, on a blind date. Assuming you are using evolutionary theories of attraction, which potential partner would you pick for her? Answers:
Question 8 2 out of 2 points Correct Ted has been assigned to work on a linguistics project with a returning student in her 40s. Ted is worried that his partner will not be as sharp and motivated as a younger student. He recognizes that this is a stereotype and works to suppress it. Research indicates that:

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