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What is Social Psychology
The scientific study of how we think about, influence, and relate to one another.
100
What is Groupthink
The mode of thinking that occurs when the desire for harmony in a decision-making group overrides a realistic appraisal of alternatives.
100
What is Prejudice
An unjustifiable attitude toward a group and its members.
100
What is Aggression
Physical or verbal behavior intended to hurt someone.
100
What is Companionate Love
The deep affectionate attachment we feel for those with whom our lives are intertwined.
200
What is Conformity
Adjusting one’s behavior or thinking to coincide with a group standard.
200
What is Social Loafing
The tendency for people in a group to exert less effort when pooling their efforts toward attaining a common goal than when individually accountable.
200
What is Stereotypes
A generalized belief about a group of people.
200
What is Altruism
Unselfish regard for the help of others.
200
What is Just-World Phenomenon
The tendency for people to believe the world is just and that people therefore get what they deserve.
300
What is Foot-in-the-Door Phenomenon
The tendency for people who have first agreed to a small request to comply later with a larger request.
300
What is Social Facilitation
Stronger responses on simple or well-learned tasks in the presence of others.
300
What is Discrimination
Unjustifiable negative behavior toward a group and its members.
300
What is Frustration-Aggression Principle
The principle that the blocking of an attempt to achieve some goal creates anger, which can generate aggression.
300
What is Superordinate Goals
Shared goals that override differences among people and require their cooperation.
400
What is Cognitive Dissonance Theory
The theory that we act to reduce the discomfort we feel when two of our thoughts are inconsistent.
400
What is Group Polarization
The enhancement of a group’s prevailing inclinations through discussion within the group.
400
What is Ingroup Bias
The tendency to favor our own group.
400
What is Bystander Effect
The tendency for any given bystander to be less likely to give aid if other bystanders are present.
400
What is Peripheral Route Persuasion
Attitude change path in which people are influenced by incidental cues, such as a speaker’s attractiveness.
500
What is Fundamental Attribution Error
The tendency for observers, when analyzing another’s behavior, to underestimate the impact of the situation and to overestimate the impact of personal disposition.
500
What is Deindividuation
The loss of self-awareness and self-restraint occurring in group situations that foster arousal and anonymity.
500
What is Scapegoat Theory
The theory that prejudice offers an outlet for anger by providing someone to blame.
500
What is Social Exchange Theory
The theory that our social behavior is an exchange process, the aim of which is to maximize benefits and minimize costs.
500
What is 70%
The percentage of people who gave at least one incorrect answer in Asch’s conformity study.




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