Which of the following would be an internal cause for making a good grade on the psychology test?
A)"The teacher likes me."
B)"The test items were easy."
D)"Boy, was I lucky at guessing."
Mr.Perkins is surprised that his most valued employee was late getting to work.He wonders if the employee might have had car trouble or encountered a traffic jam.What kind of cause(s) is Mr.Perkins assigning to his employee's behavior?
C)both internal and external
D)neither internal nor external
While in the restroom, Deanna hears her friend Jenna throwing up and assumes that Jenna has food poisoning from something she ate at lunch, while a stranger in the restroom assumes that Jenna is bulimic.Deanna has attributed Jenna's behavior to an _____ cause, while the stranger attributes Jenna's behavior to an _____ behavior.
Dr.Fareed is a sociologist who studies criminal behavior.She conducts a study looking at the causes of criminal behavior in urban neighborhoods.One of her conclusions is that most of those people who engage in shoplifting do so because of poverty.One of her other conclusions is that most of the people arrested for prostitution are motivated by low self-esteem.In Dr.Fareed's first conclusion, she is assigning an _____ cause.In her second conclusion, she is assigning an _____ cause.