This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 8: Social Psychology.

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Respond to the following items with either true or false.  When
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1.

The
fundamental attribution error refers to our tendency to equate success
with internal attributes.
   
True
   
False

2.

We
give some people referent power because of our respect for them.
   
True
   
False

3.

Expert power is the power to punish.
   
True
   
False

4.

According
to social psychology research, we tend to perform better on tasks that
are difficult if others are watching us.

   
True
   
False

5. 

Group
think results in impulsive decisions and the failure to look at all
sides of an issue..
   
True
   
False

6.

Group
polarization refers to a groups tendency to split into opposite sides or
poles and therefore fail to make a decision.
   
True
   
False

7.

As
group size increases, the individual contribution tends to decrease disproportionately.
   
True
   
False

8.

The
bystander effect refers to our tendency to overlook a crime in process and
not assist if other people are present.
   
True
   
False

9.

If
we are successful in changing a person’s behavior, it is more likely than
not that their belief system will also change.
   
True
   
False

10.

People
with low self-esteem tend to be more susceptible to the influence of
others.
   
True
   
False


 



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