Continuing to operate a fuel-inefficient car despite warnings about the effect of greenhouse gases best illustrates the dynamics of
a social trap.
The tendency to categorize people on the basis of their gender is most likely to lead Jack to believe that
women all have pretty much the same attitudes about sex
Pull harder on a rope when they thought they were alone then with others
the impact of our actions on our attitudes is best illustrated by the
Professor Jones is a member of the faculty committee on academic standards. He personally disagrees with the other committee members' proposed plan to begin accepting students with below-average grades. Professor Jones is most likely, however,to vote in favor of their plan if:
the other committee members are unanimous in their opinion.
Which of the following processes most obviously operates in groupthink?
When 12-year-old Jamilah saw an old man lying on the sidewalk in apparent discomfort, he prepared to offer help. But when he noticed several adults walk past the man, he concluded that the man did not need any help. His reaction most clearly illustrates
the bystander effect
Disparaging or belittling a despised outgroup provides people with a heightened sense of
Self-esteem or Self-worth
Which branch of psychology is most directly concerned with the study of how people think about, influence, and relate to one another?
Twenty Wallonians were arrested for nonviolent crimes, whereas 20 Pireaneans were arrested for violent crimes. The tendency to judge that more crimes were committed by Pireaneans than by Wallonians best illustrates the power of
prejudice is a (n)______; discrimination is a (n)______.
Social loafing is MOST likely to occur among
audience members who are asked to applaud after a speaker is introduced.
Poverty and unemployment are likely to be explained in terms of personal dispositions by ________ and in terms of situational influences by ________
political conservatives; political liberals
Opinion change resulting from a thoughtful focus on the content of arguments illustrates
the central route to persuasion
On the basis of what Americans say, in the last half-century
gender prejudice has decreased and racial prejudice has decreased
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