Chapter 9 Exam

Chapter 9 Exam - 100% (21 out of 21 correct) 1. In a...

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100% (21 out of 21 correct) 1. In a well-known experimental study, Norman Triplett (1898) asked children to wind string on a fishing reel as fast as they could. Findings indicated that: A. child ren who wou nd the strin g in the prese nce of other child ren were faste r than those who perfo rmed the task alone
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B. child ren who wou nd the strin g in the prese nce of other child ren were slow er than those who perfo rmed the task alon e C. child ren were equal ly slow at the task in all cond ition s
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D. child ren who were blind folde d wou nd the strin g the slow est E. none of these 2. According to Zajonc, the mere presence of others increases physiological arousal, and this arousal enhances whatever the dominant response is on a particular task. This concept is referred to as ___________. A. socia l com pens ation
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B. socia l loafi ng C. socia l facili tatio n D. risky shift E. grou pthin k 3. In a classic study on social facilitation, Zajonc and colleagues found that cockroaches performed faster in the presence of other cockroaches than they did alone. This study provides support for which of the following ideas? 1. social facilitation is caused by the worry and concern of being evaluated 2. the mere presence of others can lead to social facilitation 3. the presence of others is distracting 4. the presence of an evaluating audience is a stronger influence than the mere presence of others
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A. 1 B. 2 C. 3 D. 4 E. both 2 and 4 4. In one study, Cottrell and colleagues asked participants to pronounce various nonsense words (a relatively easy task) under one of three conditions. As they predicted, participants were more accurate in the audience condition than in either the alone condition or mere presence condition. The findings from this study support the idea that:
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A. mere
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Chapter 9 Exam - 100% (21 out of 21 correct) 1. In a...

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