PSYC 100 – exam 3 key A

PSYC 100 - PSYC100 Fall 2011 Exam 3 Version A PSYC 100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY DR SMITH Fall 2011 DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE OVER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD

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PSYC100, Fall 2011, Exam 3, Version A PSYC 100 – INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY – DR. SMITH Fall, 2011 DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE OVER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD TO DO SO. EXAM 3 December 8, 2011 NAME: ___________________________________________________ UMID: ____________________________________________________ DIRECTIONS: 1. Make sure you write your name and UMID (NOT SS!!) in the appropriate boxes on the scantron sheet and fill in the corresponding circles. 2. Sign your name in the upper left corner of the scantron sheet. 3. Write down which color of front page you have in the upper right corner of the Scantron sheet. 4. Please also read and sign the honor pledge. On my honor, I have not given or received any unauthorized assistance on this exam. (signature)
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PSYC100, Fall 2011, Exam 3, Version A 1. Which of the following is NOT a way in which attitudes are acquired? a. Childhood experiences b. Classical conditioning c. Encounter with a single source of information d. Modeling 2. Mary Sue just attended a protest against killing animals for their fur, and then bought a floor length chinchilla fur coat. Because of this discrepancy, Mary Sue may be feeling: a. Cognitive dissonance b. The effects of Daryl Bem's Self Perception Theory c. Cognitive consistency d. Social inhibition 3. Which of the following factors help facilitate a change in attitude? a. A radically different opinion on a subject b. A communicator with ambiguous credibility c. An audience with high self esteem d. A communicator that is trustworthy 4. The Solomon Ash study on group conformity and subsequent research on group conformity shows that: a. Every participant gave the correct answer based on their judgment b. One third of real participants gave in to group norms and consciously complied with an incorrect answer c. Culture does not play a role in conformity d. Conformity increases when one individual deviates from the group norms 5. Bryant orders a camera online for 200 dollars; when he goes to pay for the camera he finds that he has to pay an additional 100 dollars for shipping and insurance. The compliance technique the online store used is: a. Foot in the door b. Door in the face c. Low ball technique d. Cognitive switch and bait 6. Which of the following is NOT true about the Milgram experience on obedience? a. 65% of undergraduate participants believed they administered 450 volts of electricity despite the screams of the learner b. The learner was a confederate in the experiment c. Normal people are very obedient even when causing harm to others d. As a result of ethical concerns, further research on obedience has been prohibited
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PSYC100, Fall 2011, Exam 3, Version A 7. The ancient process of drilling holes in the skull of patients with psychological problems in order to “let out the evil spirits” is called: 1. Exorcism 2. Trephining 3. Blood letting 4. Demonizing 8. _____________ are an alternative option to mental hospitals, that offer partial care and isolation for formally hospitalized patients that are not quite ready to go
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PSYC 100 - PSYC100 Fall 2011 Exam 3 Version A PSYC 100 INTRODUCTION TO PSYCHOLOGY DR SMITH Fall 2011 DO NOT TURN THIS PAGE OVER UNTIL YOU ARE TOLD

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