Chapter 16 - Review Questions

Chapter 16 Review - Chapter 16 Review Questions 1 Bart complied with his friends request to join them in smashing decorative pumpkins early one

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Chapter 16 Review Questions 1. Bart complied with his friends’ request to join them in smashing decorative pumpkins early one Halloween evening. Later that night he was surprised by his own failure to resist their pressures to throw eggs at passing police cars. Bart’s experience best illustrates: A. the bystander effect. B. the foot-in-the-door phenomenon. C. the fundamental attribution error. D. social loafing. 2. Professor Stewart wrote a very positive letter of recommendation for a student despite his having doubts about her competence. Which theory best explains why he subsequently began to develop more favorable attitudes about the student’s abilities? A. Cognitive dissonance theory B. Social facilitation theory C. Two-factor theory D. Informational Social Influence theory 3. Since everyone in her dorm watched American Idol and The Apprentice, Tyra decided she better do the same. She didn’t particularly like those shows, but she wanted everyone to accept her. This example best illustrates:
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This note was uploaded on 10/11/2011 for the course PSYC 1 taught by Professor Stuartantsis during the Spring '08 term at UCSD.

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Chapter 16 Review - Chapter 16 Review Questions 1 Bart complied with his friends request to join them in smashing decorative pumpkins early one

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