Social comparison is more likely to sway responses on
A)issues that have a factual element.
B)moderate,rather than severe,issues.
D)complex,rather than simple issues.
According to Festinger (1954),it is human nature to want to evaluate our opinions by
A)comparing ourselves with others.
B)designing everyday tests of validity.
C)engaging in frequent introspection.
D)actively studying the results of scientific research.
A false impression of what most other people are thinking or feeling,or how they are responding is what social psychologists call
A)an imaginary audience.
You are hesitant to ask questions in class because you assume everyone else understands and you would therefore seem foolish.Your thinking best exemplifies