[Solved] The Text Describes the Influence of the Law of Contagion

Question 35
Multiple Choice

The text describes the influence of the law of contagion as a kind of overgeneralization, or sweeping generalization, in that people under its influence tend to:

A) avoid contact with all people whom they believe could have a disease, even when those people cannot transmit the disease to others.
B) engage in faulty inductive reasoning, in which they lack sufficient information to draw a well-reasoned conclusion.
C) believe in superstitious ideas that are stereotypes about people and so shun other people for being different from them.
D) generalize beyond the diseases individuals know they have and conclude that they also have other diseases.

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