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Social Psychology and Human Nature 4th Edition

Social Psychology and Human Nature (4th Edition)

Book Edition4th Edition
Author(s)Baumeister, Bushman
Section 8.1: Two Types of Social Influence
Section 8.2: Techniques of Social Influence
Section 8.3: Persuasion
Section 8.4: Resisting Social Influence Techniques
Chapter 8, Section 8.1, Quiz Yourself, Exercise 1
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Lucyna initially believes that when she becomes angry it is helpful to yell and scream to vent her anger. This emotional cleansing is called catharsis. After listening to her professor's lecture on the research evidence contradicting catharsis, Lucyna no longer believes that venting works. This change in belief illustrates _.
  • a. the autokinetic effect
  • b. informational influence
  • c. normative influence
  • d. public compliance

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