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  1. releasing anger or aggression by letting out powerful negative emotions
  2. behavior intended to physically or psychologically harm someone
  3. irrational behavior when there is less chance of being personally identified
  4. individual does not take action because of the presence of others
    bystander effect
  5. tendency to work less hard when sharing the workload with others
    social loafing
  6. A group of people who interact daily face-to-face is known as a(n):
    primary group
  7. Social _____ refers to the tendency to perform better in the presence of a group.
  8. A(n) _____ leader encourages group members to come to decisions through consensus
  9. Groups that emphasize social functions are typically:
    informal groups
  10. The Milgram experiment found a high level of obedience among participants due in part because the experimenter represented a(n):
    legitimate authority
  11. The Stanford Prison experiment found evidence that the roles individuals adopt: Answer
    change the way they act
  12. If someone make a minor request as the first step toward gaining your compliance in a major request, that person is using the _____ technique.
  13. When compliance occurs, we do NOT actually change our
    private beliefs
  14. _____ occurs when individuals in a group decide not to cooperate
    A social trap
  15. When people make contributions to charity due to _____, they believe that giving to charity is what others feel they should do
    social pressure
  16. An aggressive child usually becomes a(n):
    aggressive adult
  17. With _____, an individual does not feel obligated to act on behalf of another if other people are present
    diffusion of responsibility
  18. 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.
  19. In the Robber's Cave experiment:
    emergencies requiring cooperation led to the groups coming together
  20. Solomon Asch's findings on conformity might best be used to explain why
    adolescents follow fads in dress and hairstyles
  21. Which of the following sayings represents the idea of catharsis
    "Get it off your chest
  22. Which of the following refers to the tendency to perform worse in the presence of a group?
    social inhibition
  23. We acquire our basic attitudes about life from our
  24. Some psychologists argue that attitudes that most strongly predict behavior have been acquired through
    direct experience
  25. When people treat members of one group differently from how they treat other groups, they _____ those individuals
    are discriminating against
  26. A change in attitude of behavior opposite of what one desired by the persuader is
    boomerang effect
  27. When a speaker uses emotional appeals to persuade you, he or she is using the _____ for persuasion. Answer
    peripheral route
  28. If you get someone to agree to a minor request by first making a major request they reject, you are using the: Answer
    door-in-the-face technique
  29. The most effective approach to getting a message to an audience is
    personal contacts
  30. 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
    self-fulfilling prophecy
  31. Which of the following is the best example of prejudice?
    Santiago dislikes cheerleaders
  32. 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
  33. 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 _____.
    in-group; out-group
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