lesson12 - Professor Washington's students did very poorly...

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Professor Washington's students did very poorly on the last exam. The tendency to make the fundamental  attribution error might lead her to conclude that the class did poorly because:   Student Response 1.  the test was unfair. 2.  not enough time was given for students to complete the test. 3.  students were distracted by some social function on campus. 4.  students were unmotivated. Score: 4/4    2.   Most children believe their school is better than the other schools in their town. This best illustrates:   Student Response 1.  the just-world phenomenon. 2.  ingroup bias. 3.  the fundamental attribution error. 4. 
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the reciprocity norm. 5.  scapegoating. Score: 4/4    3.   What determined whether college freshmen who had been randomly paired for a "Welcome Week" dance liked  each other?   Student Response 1.  similarity in attitudes 2.  similarity in intelligence 3.  physical attractiveness 4.  self-disclosure skills 5.  all the above Score: 4/4    4.   In Milgram's obedience experiments, "teachers" were  most  likely to deliver high levels of shock when:  
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Student Response 1.  the experiment was conducted at a prestigious institution such as Yale University. 2.  they saw what happened when other subjects disobeyed the experimenter. 3.  the experimenter was perceived to be an ordinary college freshman. 4.  the victim was placed in the very same room as the "teacher." Score: 0/4    5.   Which theory describes how we explain others' behavior as being due to internal dispositions or external  situations?   Student Response 1.  social exchange theory 2.  reward theory 3.  two-factor theory 4.  attribution theory Score: 4/4   
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  The ill-fated decision of President John F. Kennedy and his advisors to invade Cuba best illustrates the dangers  of:   Student Response 1.  deindividuation. 2.  the bystander effect. 3.  social facilitation. 4.  the mere exposure effect. 5.  groupthink. Score: 4/4    7.   On the basis of what Americans say, in the last half-century, prejudice toward women has _____  and prejudice  toward African-Americans has _____ .  
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This note was uploaded on 06/28/2011 for the course BUSA 1101 taught by Professor Kostov during the Spring '11 term at Georgia Southwestern.

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