psych Study Guide exam 4

psych Study Guide exam 4 - Study Guide, Exam #4 Know all...

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Study Guide, Exam #4 Know all about the following terms and concepts including what they are, how they’ve been studied and be able to teach your knowledge to an innocent bystander. Also included are sample response sets to guide your studies. There will be other questions, including DVD-relevant questions from the Mind of the Psychopath, Stanford Prison Study, etc., that are not on this guide. Social Psychology Attributions—dispositional and situational; dispositional is attributed to behavior. Ex. They cut me off because they are rude. and situational is attributed to situation. Ex. They cut me off because they are having a bad day. What is Social Identity Theory?- 3 classifications-categorization, identification, comparison. What is the fundamental attribution error and is it influenced by culture?- your behavior is situational and other is dispositional. Know that your attitudes, thoughts and behaviors may be influenced both by what other people do (normative influence—such as why teens start smoking) and by information (informative influence). Who was Stanley Milgram and what did he find?-milgram experiment about listening to authority. What is the foot-in-the-door phenomenon? ?-a small request is accepted which in turn makes for big request to be accepted. What is the catharsis hypothesis?- the idea that playing sport provides a safe outlet for negative emotions such as frustration and aggression What is realistic group conflict theory?- 2 or more groups wanting same scarce resource, What is the difference between social loafing and social facilitation- is the tendency for people to be aroused into better performance on simple tasks (or tasks at which they are expert or that have become autonomous) when under the eye of others, rather than while they are alone -social loafing is the bigger the group the less work each indiviudual has to do. if a baseball player is playing a game with a bunch of people versus by himself in a batting cage. If you have an audience your more likely to perform better. SOCIAL A) facilitate their social acceptance.- B) trigger the release of endorphins.- C) boost their mental alertness. D) diminish their appetite for carbohydrates. E) relax their muscles and reduce their blood pressure.-parasympethetic nervous sysgtem SOCIAL A) neglect critical thinking because of a strong desire for social harmony within a group.-group thinking B) perform simple tasks more effectively in the presence of others.socail faccilitation C) comply with a large request if one has previously complied with a small request.-foot in the
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door D) lose self-restraint in group situations that foster anonymity.-deindividutaion. E) experience an increasing attraction to novel stimuli as they become more familiar.-familiarity
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This note was uploaded on 03/09/2011 for the course PSYCHOLOGY 101 taught by Professor Short during the Fall '11 term at ASU.

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psych Study Guide exam 4 - Study Guide, Exam #4 Know all...

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