Chapter 4-6 Social Psy

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Chapter 4-6 Social Psy
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  1. Stereotype threat causes decrements in performance, possible because ____________.
    A. Stereotype threat decreases performance motivation
    B. Stereotype threat increases rater bias
    C. Stereotype threat increases anxiety
    D. Stereotype threat enhances performance
    E. Stereotype threat decreases stress
    C. Stereotype threat increases anxiety
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  2. The process of comparing our own performance to that of someone who is less capable is known as downward social comparison.
    a. True
    b. False
    a. True
  3. When Karen was recently asked to describe herself to her classmates, she spoke about being a student and a member of her class. She pointed out the similarities and differences between herself and her fellow students. Karen was primarily making ____________ comparisons.
    A. Instrumental group
    B. Intragroup
    C. Individual
    D. Intergroup
    E. Extragroup
    B. Intragroup
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)
  4. One basic form of learning that helps to form our attitudes occurs when a neutral stimulus acquires the ability to cause reactions that were originally caused by another stimulus. This type of learning is known as ________________.

    A. The Premack Principle
    B. Signal relations learning
    C. Classical conditioning
    D. Operant conditioning
    E. Observational learning
    C. Classical conditioning
    (this multiple choice question has been scrambled)

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