PSYC 100 Fall 2008 Practice Final WITHOUT ANSWERS

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Psychology 100 Fall 2008 1 PSYCHOLOGY 100 – Fall 2008 - Practice Final Social Influence and Social Cognition 01. In Milgram’s experiment, which condition elicited the highest amount of compliance? a. in the presence of an obedient companion b. in the presence of the experimenter c. without having visual access to the “learner” d. in the presence of an unsure companion 02. In Asch’s experiment, which of the following factors contributed to the reduction of subjects’ conforming behavior in a task of perceptual judgment? 03. Which of the following did NOT greatly reduce the amount of obedience in Milgram’s experiment? 04. In lecture, Dr. Madigan spoke about the story of The Fox and The Grapes. In line with the principle of cognitive dissonance, the fox in the story did what in response to being unable to reach the grapes? 05. Which of the following does NOT promote the occurrence of groupthink? a. dividing the group into smaller groups b. the presence of a directive leader c. high cohesiveness d. insulation from outside input 06. The following is an example of a stereotype threat:
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Psychology 100 Fall 2008 2 07. According to the text, in this experiment, combining the “pregiving” and “foot-in-the-door” techniques of persuasion did not work well, probably because:
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