Chapter 4 Social Perception And Understanding Diversity

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Understanding social perception and managing diversity


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  • 1. 
    The process of interpreting one's environment:
    • A. 

      Diversity

    • B. 

      Emotional Intelligence

    • C. 

      Perception

    • D. 

      Both A and B

  • 2. 
    Social perception involves a four-stage information processing sequence. Name the four-stage model.
  • 3. 
    The first three stages of the social information processing model describe:
    • A. 

      The ability of one's self to recognize the outside environment

    • B. 

      How to become a better in listener

    • C. 

      How specific social information is observed and stored in memory

    • D. 

      The instructions to become a mi amor's hero

  • 4. 
    The final stage of the information processing model involves:
    • A. 

      Storing view images into a final memory

    • B. 

      Turning mental representations into real-world judgements and decisions

    • C. 

      Thinking of taking a course on behavioral studies

    • D. 

      Both A and C

  • 5. 
    Being conciously aware of something or someone
  • 6. 
    Something is said to be ______________ when it stands out from its context
  • 7. 
    Beliefs about the characterisitics of a group. Are not always negative. May or may not be accurate.
  • 8. 
    Mental depositories for storing information
  • 9. 
    Mental picture of an event or object
  • 10. 
    This compartment is composed of categories containing information about both specific and general events. These memories describe appropriate sequences of events in well-known situations, such as going to a restaurant, going on a job interview, going to a food store, or going to a movie.
  • 11. 
    This type of memory refers to general knowledge about the world, it fuctions as a mental dictionary of concepts, and concepts are stored as schemata.
  • 12. 
    Categories within this compartment contain information about a single individual (your supervisor) or groups of people (managers).
  • 13. 
    Social cognition is the window through which we all observe, interpret, and prepare our responses to people and events.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 14. 
    Name the three compartments that long-term memory is made of:
  • 15. 
    Stereotypes are maintained by:
    • A. 

      Overstimating the frequency of stereotypic behavior exhibited by others

    • B. 

      Incorrectly explaining expected and unexpected behaviors

    • C. 

      Differentiating minority individuals from oneself

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the about

  • 16. 
    Good leaders exhibit these behaviors:
    • A. 

      Assigning specific tasks to group members

    • B. 

      Telling other they had done well

    • C. 

      Setting specific goals for the group

    • D. 

      All of the above

  • 17. 
    Poor leaders exhibit these behaviors
    • A. 

      Telling others they have performed poorly

    • B. 

      Insisting on having their own way

    • C. 

      Doing things without explaining themselves

    • D. 

      All of the above

    • E. 

      None of the above

  • 18. 
    Suspected or inferred causes of behavior
  • 19. 
    Personal characteristics that cause behavior
  • 20. 
    Environmental characteristics that cause behavior
  • 21. 
    Involves a comparison of an individual's behavior with that of his or her peers
  • 22. 
    Involves comparing a person's behavior on one task with his or her behavior on other tasks
  • 23. 
    Determined by judging if the individual's performance on a given task is consistent over time
  • 24. 
    Name the three dimensions in Kelley's model.
  • 25. 
    Consensus relates to other people, distinctiveness relates to other tasks, and consistency relates to time.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

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