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Group polarization is the tendency for
a group to become divided on an issue.
a group's opinion to strengthen after talking with like-minded people.
a group to become extreme in their viewpoints when challenged.
agreeing with a group to keep everyone happy
What is a difference between obedience and conformity?
In conformity, there is a perceived difference in status between the one who conforms and the group.
In obedience, there is a difference in status between the one who obeys and the one who makes the request.
Conformity requires strict adherence to the rules, whereas obedience does not.
Obedience is an indirect request, whereas conformity is a direct request.
Conformity involves agreeing to change in response to a request, whereas obedience involves an indirect request for agreement.
After agreeing to Nat’s request to share her lecture notes from one class, Maria now agrees to Nat’s request to share her notes from three classes. This example illustrates the ________technique.
The issue of racial profiling has been a controversial topic in the United States for many years, and it was particularly widespread after the events of September 11, 2001. When an individual engages in profiling and assumes that one person must possess certain qualities because of their race or ethnicity, (s)he is engaging in _____________.
The "fundamental attribution error" phenomenon can best be seen in which of the following examples
John blames his failure to get a job on his lack of appropriate skills and ill preparedness
Phyllis doesn't get the lead in the school play and blames her drama teacher for this failure.
Jane blames herself for forgetting that she has a term paper due in two days
Bill doesn't hire John bc he believes that John's lateness is a result of John's laziness & lack of respect for the job. In reality, John was late bc he got a flat tire on the way to the interview
Karen understands that her friend is late because she was caught in rush hour traffic.
When Paul had his first oboe solo in the orchestra concert, his performance was far worse than it was when he rehearsed at home. A phenomenon that helps explain Paul's poor performance is known as
social inhibition (impairment)
At first Jimmy did not like his teacher, but after sitting in this teacher's class for a number of weeks Jimmy as started to like his teacher. this new perspective would be an example of:
Diffusion of responsibility
Jimmy has constantly heard that he is not a good student, after a while starts to act how people percieve him. This recent behavioral change supports the