This information gathered for this quiz comes from Psychology 101, Chapter 8: Social Psychology.
Directions: Respond to the following items with either true or false. When you have responded to all items, click the Score button at the bottom of the page.
fundamental attribution error refers to our tendency to equate success
with internal attributes.
give some people referent power because of our respect for them.
Expert power is the power to punish.
to social psychology research, we tend to perform better on tasks that
are difficult if others are watching us.
think results in impulsive decisions and the failure to look at all
sides of an issue..
polarization refers to a groups tendency to split into opposite sides or
poles and therefore fail to make a decision.
group size increases, the individual contribution tends to decrease disproportionately.
bystander effect refers to our tendency to overlook a crime in process and
not assist if other people are present.
we are successful in changing a person's behavior, it is more likely than
not that their belief system will also change.
with low self-esteem tend to be more susceptible to the influence of