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Psychology in Your Life Study Set 3

Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Social Psychology

Quiz 12 :

Social Psychology

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When Larry forgets to buy milk at the grocery store,he says,"I forgot milk because I was thinking about picking my daughter up from school." When Larry's wife forgets to buy milk, Larry says,"She forgot milk at the store because she's an airhead." This is an example of
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Which of the following information is LEAST likely to be communicated by the face?
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Mandy has a stereotype that engineers are dull.When she meets Matt,an engineer who writes exciting stories,she will most likely
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Researchers have found that Native Americans tend to ________ eye contact when interacting with the elderly because looking at their eyes conveys ________.
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When starting a new job,Carl's wife suggests he make quick observations of his coworkers and trust his judgments.The research on thin slices of behavior would support this suggestion Because
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Inga is participating in a debate.According to the actor/observer bias,in reviewing her performance,Inga will most likely attribute her own errors to ________ and her opponent's Errors to ________.
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Gamiel and Aliyah go out to eat and Gamiel does not leave a tip for the waiter.If Aliyah explains his behavior by saying that he is frugal,she is making a(n) ________ attribution. If Aliyah explains his behavior by saying the service was terrible,she is making a ________ Attribution.
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Brent blames his poor performance in a recent marathon race on his poorly fitting shoes instead of on him being a slower runner.Brent's reasoning illustrates the
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When you encounter a person who does not fit into a stereotype,you may create a special category for that person instead of revising your stereotype.This practice is called
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Franklin sees that Sarah often goes to her math professor's office hours.Franklin thinks that Sarah must be terrible at math.This is an example of the
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Behaving in a way that confirms your own or other people's expectations is referred to as
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It is not uncommon for us to hold stereotypes toward people.The main advantage of forming a stereotype is that it ________.The main disadvantage is that it ________.
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Attributions about other people's behavior can vary in each of the following dimensions EXCEPT
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Dirk just failed the driving portion of his driver's license exam.According to the actor/observer bias,Dirk will most likely explain his failure by saying that he
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Julia is a non-Western international student studying in the United States.When her American teacher tries to make eye contact with her,Julia always looks away.The best explanation for Julia's reaction is that she
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Paul was recently attacked when he was walking home from a bar.Jenna believes that Paul must have done something to deserve or provoke the attack.Jenna's explanation is an Example of the
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While driving,a car pulls out in front of you and forces you to slam on the brakes.You think to yourself that the driver of that car cannot drive.You have just made a(n) ________ Attribution for the other driver's behavior.
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When explaining other people's behavior,the tendency to overemphasize personality traits and underestimate situation factors is referred to as the
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In a study,participants are shown two soundless 30-second clips of unfamiliar political candidates and asked to determine which candidate had won a recent election.Based on Prior research on thin slices of behavior,how accurate would you predict the participants' Judgments to be?
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The main reason that people make attributions that reflect the just world hypothesis is that these explanations
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