intro to phsychology test 4 - Question 1 of 20 5.0 5.0 Points What is the basic underlying reason why we tend to make attributional mistakes A We

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Question 1 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points What 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 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points __________ are considered to be lasting, while __________ are more transient, or temporary.
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A. Idiographic traits; nomothetic states B. States; traits C. Traits; states D. Nomothetic states; idiographic traits Question 3 of 20 0.0/ 5.0 Points Evelyn 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-aggression B. mere exposure
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C. conflict projection D. reciprocal altruism Question 4 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points Research 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 violence B. 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 temple C. groups being exposed to those about whom they hold prejudice only serves to increase those tensions
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D. groups working together in a cooperative manner helps reduce prejudice Question 5 of 20 5.0/ 5.0 Points One form of a self-fulfilling prophecy is called a stereotype __________, where people who are
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