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Basic social psychology is defined as the scientific study of the way people’s ________ are influenced by the ________ presence of other people.
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 4
According to the text, which of the following is an important value that guides scientists in their research?
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 5
What feature of applied social psychology in particular sets it off from its parent field, social psychology?
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Not all social influence is direct or deliberate. Which of the following scenarios is the best example of more indirect or subtle social influence?
QUESTION REFERENCE: pp. 17–21
In arguing that American psychology should become less American, Arnett (2008)
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 24
According to the textbook, decisions about whether to implement affirmative-action programs frequently involve a clash between which two personal values?
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The theory of planned behaviour allowed researchers to better understand conflicting results from prior research. This served which function of a theory?
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 41
Although social psychologists focus primarily on social influences on people, they must also always be aware
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 18
The first step of the scientific process is
QUESTION REFERENCE: p. 29
In a situation where you tell a lie with very little external justification, according to cognitive dissonance theory, you are most likely to
QUESTION REFERENCE: pp. 34–37
Although Kurt Lewin is credited with creating the foundation for applied social psychology, it took some time for this branch of psychology to really take off. What factors/events led to an initial public interest in applied social psychology, and what factors/events stalled its “taking off” for over two decades?
Chapter 1, pp. 10–12
Identify events that profoundly shook people’s sense of security and confidence in their understanding of the world/others (e.g., World War II, genocide, social revolution). Identify perceptions about psychology’s being a “soft” science.
Differentiate between inductive and deductive reasoning. At what stage in the scientific process would each type be used? Clarify the difference between the two types by giving an example of when you have recently used each type for reasoning in your daily life.
Chapter 2, pp. 29–31
Draw parallels between the scientific process and reasoning used in daily life.