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Question 1 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsWhat is the basic underlying reason why we tend to make attributional mistakes?A. We generally do not pay enough attention to our surroundings, and thus miss essential information that would help us avoid attributional mistakes.B. We generally are quick to assume the worst of intents in other people, so this leads us to attributional mistakes.C. We are more concerned with getting an attribution made quickly than getting it made correctly, and this causes us to make mistakes.D. We don’t have enough information to know why a person behaved as they did, so we make rapid assumptions.Question 2 of 205.0/ 5.0 Points__________ are considered to be lasting, while __________ are more transient, or temporary.
A. Idiographic traits; nomothetic statesB. States; traitsC. Traits; statesD. Nomothetic states; idiographic traitsQuestion 3 of 200.0/ 5.0 PointsEvelyn is in a particularly bad mood because the promotion that she’d hoped to receive at the bank where she works did not come through. When she gets home, and her children come running up to her with several demands, she yells at them to go in the other room and leave her alone. Evelyn’s outburst is explained by the __________ hypothesis.A. frustration-aggressionB. mere exposure
C. conflict projectionD. reciprocal altruismQuestion 4 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsResearch into the mere exposure phenomenon finds that simple exposure between two groups of people is not enough to reduce prejudice, but rather __________.A. groups exposed to each other will be able to reduce prejudice as long as the reasons for their feelings are not actively discussed, thus preventing arguments that can lead to violenceB. groups will only reduce prejudice if they interact in a setting where negativity and prejudice are overtly and covertly discouraged, like in a church or templeC. groups being exposed to those about whom they hold prejudice only serves to increasethose tensions
D. groups working together in a cooperative manner helps reduce prejudiceQuestion 5 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsOne form of a self-fulfilling prophecy is called a stereotype __________, where people who are