PSY 211 Week 5 Individual Socialization Paper Recent

PSY 211 Week 5 Individual Socialization Paper Recent

PSY 211 Week 5 Individual Socialization Paper Recent

Write a 350 to 525 word (1 to 1 1/2 pages) paper in which you consider social behaviors. In your paper, include the following:

  • Describe the various factors that contribute to attitude (affects, behaviors, and cognitions).
  • Explain the role of prejudice, aggression, and attraction in social interaction.
  • Explain the influence that groups play on a person’s behavior.
  • Describe the difference between conformity (shifting your thoughts to align with someone else’s) and obedience (changing because someone tells you to).
  • Describe the role of social psychology in the workplace environment. For example, how can understanding social psychology help you at your place of work?


Format your paper in APA style using the APA Paper Template: 100-299 and the Undergraduate (Course numbers 200-299) Writing & Style Guidelines.  Both resources can be accessed here: Library tab > Center for Writing Excellence > Tutorials and Guides > Writing & Style Guidelines (APA) > Undergraduate. 

Please use the course textbook and other course materials as your primary sources of information for this assignment.

Click the Assignment Files tab to submit your assignment.

(Revised from Learn Psychology, Ch. 16)

1.A tendency to judge people, objects, or issues in a certain way.

A. Attribution

B. Conflict

C. Attitude

D. Objectivity

2.Jerry hates wearing ties because he thinks they are uncomfortable. At his new job,

however, he is expected to wear a tie every day, so he does. His tie wearing behavior is

the result of ______.

A. social influence

B. informational social influence

C. normative social influence

D. conformity influence

3.Carlie witnesses a man trip and get injured on the sidewalk. She sees there are a dozen

other people around and decides to keep moving. What influenced her decision?

A. The diffusion of responsibility

B. Deindividuation

C. Social-responsibility norm

D. Altruism

4.Prince is doing a group presentation with eight people in her class. Since so many people

are on the team, he does not feel much pressure to work his best. What may have

influenced his work ethic?

A. Deindividuation

B. Social facilitation

C. Group polarization

D. Social loafing

5.Clark has a huge New Year’s brunch every year. He only sends invitations to those who

have invited him to a party in the last year. Clark’s invitations are influenced by ______.

A. altruism

B. reciprocity norm

C. social responsibility norm

D. informational social influence