Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Student: _ 1. Two or more people who...

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Chapter 8 Student: ___________________________________________________________________________ 1. Two or more people who interact with and influence one another for longer than a few moments is what social psychologists call a A. clan. B. crowd. C. group. D. mob. 2. According to social psychologists, a group exists when two or more people interact with and influence each other, and A. are also in the same place. B. also work together. C. also perceive themselves as "us". D. also facilitate each other. 3. Under the definition that is in the text, which of the following is NOT a group? A. a doctor with her patient B. three people who share the same taxi and decide who gets dropped off first C. four people working together on a class project D. five people riding the city bus 4. Which one of the following is NOT an example of collective influence? A. social facilitation B. social loafing C. deindividuation D. conformity 5. Which one of the following is NOT an example of social influence in interacting groups? A. group polarization B. groupthink C. minority influence D. deindividuation
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6. Shaw (1981) argued that the one thing that all groups have in common is that the members A. reside in the same location. B. agree on most topics. C. interact. D. facilitate each other. 7. On exam day, a student you do not know sits near you. This person is best described as a(n) A. confederate. B. co-actor. C. ingroup member. D. comrade. 8. Triplett conducted one of social psychology's first laboratory experiments by asking children to wind string on a fishing reel. The results of the study indicated that there was a _______ relationship between the speed at which the children wound the reel and the presence of other children. A. positive B. negative C. neutral D. curvilinear 9. Triplett conducted one of social psychology's first laboratory experiments by asking children to wind string on a fishing reel. The results of the study indicated that there was a positive relationship between the speed at which the children wound the reel and the presence of other children. Later studies found the same pattern and dubbed it A. the groupthink effect. B. the social facilitation effect. C. social loafing. D. deindividuation. 10. The tendency for people to perform simple or well-learned tasks better when others are present is the original meaning of A. the groupthink effect. B. the social facilitation effect. C. social loafing. D. deindividuation.
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11. _______ refers to the strengthening of dominant responses in the presence of others. A. The groupthink effect B. The social facilitation effect C. Social loafing D. Deindividuation 12. Consistent with the social facilitation effect, Michaels and his colleagues (1982) found that when good pool players were observed, they did _______ than when they did not know they were being observed. A. much worse
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Chapter 8 - Chapter 8 Student: _ 1. Two or more people who...

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