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Some Review Questions for Social Psychology Exam #1 ____1. Sociology and social psychology share the same "level of explanation" but social psychology uses the experimental method more than does sociology. ____2. A hypothetical construct is something that is unobservable that one uses to explain observable behavior. ____3. Implicit theories are scientific theories developed from a paradigmatic research program. ____4. You measure the number of books a person reads and measure the person's intelligence, then you determine that the greater the number of books read, the higher the person’s intelligence. The relationship should be described as a positive correlation. ____5. The more reactivity one has in a research study, the more valid the results will be. ____6. Social psychology students often criticize research studies as merely demonstrating common sense. This may be due to a hindsight bias. ____7. According to Asch, if I describe Jeremy as "Bright, friendly, witty, selfish, irresponsible." most people would form a somewhat favorable impression of him. ____8. Researchers gave subjects either positive or negative feedback about their performance on a problem- solving task. They then measured subjects' attributions for their performance. The independent variable in this experiment was subjects' attributions ____9. One reason you cannot infer causality from a correlation is that a 3rd variable may be causing changes in the other 2 variables. ____10. One's emotional reaction to being discrepant from one's ought self is the same as being discrepant from one's ideal self. ____11. When verbal and nonverbal information are inconsistent, we are more likely to believe the nonverbal message. ____12. Individuals from Asia and Latin America are more likely to define themselves as part of a larger social network than are individuals from the U.S. and Europe. ____13.
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This note was uploaded on 02/19/2010 for the course PSY 344 taught by Professor Budesheim during the Spring '10 term at Creighton.

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