Social Psychology 1

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  • 1
    Social psychology can be defined as The branch of psychology that attempts “to understand and explain how the thoughts, feelings, and behaviours of individuals are influenced by the actual, imagined, or implied presence of others"?
  • 2
    The focus of social psychology is focus on the social environment and its influence on behaviour, thinking and emotion. This includes...?
    Interpersonal processes
    Individual processes, Interpersonal processes, Intergroup processes
    Intergroup processes and Individual processes
  • 3
    What are the three classic areas of research in social psychology?
    Social influence, attitudes, aggression and violence
    Group pressure, aggression and violence and attitudes.
    Social influence, group pressure and attitudes
  • 4
    The three types of social influence are?
    All of the options listed
    Compliance: Behaviour enacted in response to direct requests
    Conformity: Behaviour enacted in response to indirect group pressure or norms
    Obedience: Unquestioningly following orders
  • 5
    Which experiment is an example of obedience?
    Stanley Milgram
    Albert Bandoora
    Solomon Asch
  • 6
    What percentage of people continued shock the learning in the Stanley Milgram experiment?
  • 7
    What are some factors influencing obedience?
    There are no factors, people just obey orders given to them automatically
    Immediacy, proximity of authority figure, group pressure, legitimacy of authority figure
    Group pressure, Immediacy, If the participant knows the authority figure.
  • 8
    What is the Reciprocity principle?
    Will reciprocate a favor if someone is nice to you first
    More likely to comply if someone does you a favour first
    People will always reciprocate a favor for someone unless they don't like them
  • 9
    The multiple requests techniques are?
    All of the options listed
  • 10
    Which experiment was used to discover conformity?
    Albert Bandoora
    Solomon Asch
    Stanley Milgram
  • 11
    The reasons for conforming are?
    1. Majority knew what they saw was different from the group but felt they may be wrong
    2. Others knew they were right but didn’t want to stand out
    3. A few actually thought they saw the lines as the group did
    50% of those are correct
  • 12
    Individual factors influencing conformity are?
    High need to social support, People want to fit in, Want to be liked
    Gender, Low self-esteem
    Low self-esteem, High need for social support, Low perceived status within group, Gender

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