Two or more people who interact with an influence one another for longer than a few moments is what social psychologists call a:
Triplett conducted one of social psychology's first laboratory experiments by asking children to wind string on a fishing reel. The results of the study indicated that there was a _____ relationship between the speech at which the children wound the reel and presence of other children.
Increased arousal enhances performance
on dominate responses
You have noticed that when you are at the gym, your exercise routine is not affected by how many people are there. However, it is affected when other people are watching you exercise. This pattern in your behavior is what social psychologists call
Because of the relationship between crowding and arousal, you are likely to ____ on a difficult exam in a densely packed classroom.
In a study by Lantane and his colleagues (1979), participants were asked to should and clap as loud as possible. Participants produced the most noise when they
thought they were shouting alone.
People in groups will load less when the
task is challenging, appealing, or involving
Which of the following circumstances contributes to people becoming deindividuated?
They are immersed in a large group, they are physically anonymous, they are involved in arousing, distracting activities
At your factory job, output was measured at the end of every day by how much the team of workers you belonged to produced. Because of this evaluation procedure, your behavior was characterized by _______
A new manager has taken over and each individual worker’s output is measured by a computer, your behavior is now characterized by _______.
On Halloween night, Diener and her colleagues (1976) conducted a study of trick-or-treat theft at homes scattered throughout the Seattle area. Given a chance to steal candy, the children who were _______ were most likely to commit transgressions.
The relationship between self-consciousness and deindividuation is
Deindividuation is _____ likely when self-awareness is _____.
Research on group polarization began with the erroneous conclusion that group discussion leads to
more caution than individuals would take.
Which one of the following is NOT an explanation for group polarization?
Groupthink can be defined as
a tendency to suppress dissent in the interests of group harmony.
Research on brainstorming reveals that people working _____ will generate _____ good ideas.
Research indicates that minorities are most influential when they
unswervingly stick to their position.
"Mindguards" protect group leaders from
When people learn about others' positions, without making a prior commitment and without discussing their own positions, they will
adjust their response to be more in line with the others' position.
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