Psychology Study Guide – Unit 21: Social Psychology - TJ

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Psychology Test – Unit 21: Social Psychology – 114 points

Complete the following IN FULL SENTENCES on a separate sheet of paper.

Level 1 KNOWLEDGE

1.

Define the following terms (2 points each):

Conformity

Social Norms: Explicit & Implicit

Obedience

Foot in the Door Effect

De-individuation

Aggression

Catharsis

7.

Altruism

Bystander Effect

Social Facilitation

Social Loafing

Prejudice

Stereotype

Discrimination

Attribution Theory

Fundamental Attribution Error

Levels 2 & 3 COMPREHENSION/APPLICATION (12 points each)

2.

Summarize the process and results of the Ashe Conformity experiment. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

3.

4.

Summarize the process and results of the Milgram Obedience experiment. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Summarize the process and results of the Zimbardo Prison Study. Apply at least 2 of

5.

the concepts above in your description.

Differentiate the positive and negatives impacts of group behavior on individual performance. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Level 4 EXTENDED THINKING (15 points each)

6.

Evaluate the explanations that are often given for individuals who receive government aid. How does this fit into the fundamental attribution error? Counter this with an explanation of why high school students might explain their own dependence on their parents for funding.

Why stereotypes develop? How do stereotypes lead to prejudice and discrimination?

What are some methods social psychologists might suggest for becoming less dependent on stereotypes?

Psychology Study Guide – Unit 21: Social Psychology

Level 1 KNOWLEDGE

Define the following terms:

Conformity

Social Norms: Explicit & Implicit

Obedience

Foot in the Door Effect

De-individuation

Aggression

Catharsis

Altruism

Bystander Effect

Social Facilitation

Social Loafing

Prejudice

Stereotype

Discrimination

Attribution Theory

Fundamental Attribution Error

Levels 2 & 3 COMPREHENSION/APPLICATION

Summarize the process and results of the Ashe Conformity experiment. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Summarize the process and results of the Milgram Obedience experiment. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Summarize the process and results of the Zimbardo Prison Study.

Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Differentiate the positive and negatives impacts of group behavior on individual performance. Apply at least 2 of the concepts above in your description.

Level 4 EXTENDED THINKING

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