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PS380 Multicultural Psychology Exam 8 Answers (Ashworth College)

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Democratic Liberal Conservative Socialist Question 5 / 5 points 5 "Men who spend too much time on the computer or read are geeks." This statement is considered what? Question options: Stereotype Locus of control Dogmatism Social cognition Question 5 / 5 points 6 Imagine that a store-owner is experiencing an unpleasant state of emotions caused by a mismatch (disparity) between his belief that anger is inappropriate and his angry reaction to the rude behavior of a foreign tourist. What is the psychological term for this state? Question options: Cognitive balance theory Cognitive dissonance Values Dogmatism Question 5 / 5 points 7 Ken a high-school student knows he can't do his speech on why Christianity is wrong. He's not told it, but he knows it. What is keeping Ken from writing his paper on Christianity? Question options: Rights violation Censorship Psychological brainwashing Indoctrination Question 5 / 5 points 8 In the staff meeting yesterday, Joseph and the rest of the staff drastically changed their decision as what to do about the XYZ project. What is the psychological term for what has taken place? Question options: Social loafing Disobedience Conformity shift Group polarization Question 5 / 5 points 9 "All Americans are generally considered to be friendly, generous, and tolerant, but also arrogant, impatient, and domineering." This statement is considered what? Question options: Value Cognitive dissonance Stereotype Social cognition Question 5 / 5 points 10 After listening to the other speakers at the "go green" rally, several people changed their attitudes about going green and opted to go green. What is this a reflection of? Question options: Conformity Social facilitation Group polarization Authoritarian power Question 5 / 5 points 11 Girls are not good at sports and guys are messy and unclean are considered what? Question options: Obedience Prejudice Conformity

Stereotypes Question 5 / 5 points 12 The County of Fairfield, California recently put in place changes to improve the process of removing children from their parents for Social Services. What is the professional term for this process? Question options: Psychological counseling Advice in difficult business circumstances Organization development Developmental psychology Question 5 / 5 points 13 Social stereotypes are most likely rooted in __________ because they are more salient and notable. Question options: age characteristics educational opportunities weather patterns ethnic and racial attributes Question 14 5 / 5 points Engineers of the Challenger Space Shuttle knew about some faulty parts months before takeoff, but they did not want negative press so they pushed ahead with the launch anyway. Their actions were known as: Question options: leadership. group polarization. groupthink. group inattention. Question 15 5 / 5 points If a researcher observed that most of the individuals from a given sample displayed an unassuming bias, what does this mean? Question options: The people in this group believe their behavior is the result of their own effort, talents, and skills. The people in this group believe their behavior is the result of external factors, such as luck and help from other people. The people in this group refused to talk about their own success, but insisted on talking about own mistakes. The people in this group said that they had no idea about why they were successful. Question 0 / 5 points 16 Which of the following accurately characterizes obedient behavior? Question options: ACCIDENTLY CLICKED ON WRONG ONE GREEN IS CORRECT People tend to obey less often when they are told that they are not responsible for their obedient actions. People tend to obey when they are told that they are not responsible for their actions. People tend to ask questions when they are told that they are legally responsible for their obedient actions. People tend to get angry when they are told that they are not responsible for their obedient actions. Question 5 / 5 points 17 In the debate about Western and non-Western values, it is argued that, in general, Western values are based on the fundamental beliefs that the nature of human beings is selfish, scarcity is a primary condition of nature, and: