PSYC 101 Quiz 12

Liberty PSYC 101 Quiz 12 Answers

  1. The relationship between attitudes and behavior is best described as
  2. When people make dispositional attributions for their successes and make situational attributions for their failures, they are demonstrating
  3. Which researcher conducted an influential study on conformity?
  4. One possible biological explanation for aggression involves the neurotransmitter ______, which acts like a “behavioral seat belt.”
  5. Regarding stereotypes, which of the following statements is FALSE?
  6. Regarding research on physical attractiveness, which of the following statements is FALSE?
  7. In Milgram’s study, ______ percent of the original subjects obeyed every order. In subsequent studies, when the subjects instructed others to administer the shock, the obedience rate ______.
  8. The hormone _________ has been linked to increased aggressive behavior.
  9. Regarding cross­cultural differences in cognitive biases, which of the following statements is TRUE?
  10. All but which of the following may help explain the inaction of witnesses in the famous case of Kitty Genovese?
  11. Compared to people from collectivist cultures, people from individualistic cultures are
  12. All but which of the following is identified in the text as a factor influencing conformity?
  13. In persuasive messages, the careful evaluation of the content of a message is accomplished via which route of processing?
  14. On their first date, Angelo told Robin detailed stories of his relationship with his last girlfriend. As a result, Robin
  15. Vanchella suspects that one of her college students does not have any money for food. She arranges for money to be put on the student’s meal card without telling the student. Which term best describes Vanchella’s motive?
  16. Experiments on conformity suggest that conformity decreases under all but which of the following conditions?
  17. When John and Mary go on their first date, John reveals extensive personal information to Mary. What is the likely result of John’s self­disclosure?
  18. A researcher compares cross­cultural differences in the fundamental attribution error by showing a film of someone stealing and then asking participants to explain why the person stole. Participants from East Asian cultures are most likely to make which attribution?
  19. All but which of the following are predicted to help an individual reduce prejudice and stereotypical thinking?
  20. The stated task in the Asch study of conformity involved
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