releasing anger or aggression by letting out powerful negative emotions
behavior intended to physically or psychologically harm someone
irrational behavior when there is less chance of being personally identified
individual does not take action because of the presence of others
tendency to work less hard when sharing the workload with others
A group of people who interact daily face-to-face is known as a(n):
Social _____ refers to the tendency to perform better in the presence of a group.
A(n) _____ leader encourages group members to come to decisions through consensus
Groups that emphasize social functions are typically:
The Milgram experiment found a high level of obedience among participants due in part because the experimenter represented a(n):
The Stanford Prison experiment found evidence that the roles individuals adopt: Answer
change the way they act
If someone make a minor request as the first step toward gaining your compliance in a major request, that person is using the _____ technique.
When compliance occurs, we do NOT actually change our
_____ occurs when individuals in a group decide not to cooperate
A social trap
When people make contributions to charity due to _____, they believe that giving to charity is what others feel they should do
An aggressive child usually becomes a(n):
With _____, an individual does not feel obligated to act on behalf of another if other people are present
diffusion of responsibility
Which of the following statements is NOT true of obedience to authority?
People are more likely to obey when the authority figure is not around.
In the Robber's Cave experiment:
emergencies requiring cooperation led to the groups coming together
Solomon Asch's findings on conformity might best be used to explain why
adolescents follow fads in dress and hairstyles
Which of the following sayings represents the idea of catharsis
"Get it off your chest
Which of the following refers to the tendency to perform worse in the presence of a group?
We acquire our basic attitudes about life from our
Some psychologists argue that attitudes that most strongly predict behavior have been acquired through
When people treat members of one group differently from how they treat other groups, they _____ those individuals
are discriminating against
A change in attitude of behavior opposite of what one desired by the persuader is
When a speaker uses emotional appeals to persuade you, he or she is using the _____ for persuasion. Answer
If you get someone to agree to a minor request by first making a major request they reject, you are using the: Answer
The most effective approach to getting a message to an audience is
You believe all conservative people to be cold and aloof. When you meet a conservative you keep your distance, then the person seems to act cold toward you. This is an example of
Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?
Santiago dislikes cheerleaders
Which of the following social psychological experiments involving electrical shocks has been considered the most unethical and led to sweeping reforms in the APA ethical guidelines
Milgram's obedience to authority study
Nestor belongs to the cross-country ski club at his college but is not a member of the downhill ski club. In terms of basic social categories, Nestor's cross-country club members are the _____ and the members of the downhill ski club are the _____.