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Chapter 9 376. What are the three problems of balance theory, according to the text? (p. 270) 377. What is cognitive dissonance? (p. 271) 378. The text cites three ways to reduce dissonance. Briefly describe the three. (p. 271) 379. What did Festinger & Carlsmith’s subjects actually do during the experiment? (p. 272) 380. Which group found the taped discussion more interesting in the Aronson & Mills study? (p. 273)
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381. Dissonance theory predicts that we may selectively expose ourselves to information about a choice after one has been made. Explain. (p. 274) 382. What is the main idea of Bem’s self- perception theory? (p. 276) 383. Name one of Pepitone’s several reasons why some organisms seem to be inconsistency seeking rather than inconsistency reducing. (p. 278) 384. What is meant by the “social facilitation of behavior”? (p. 279) 385. The energizing of behavior as a result of others competing in the same task is called what? (p. 279)
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386. Describe the results of the running roach experiment. (p. 279) 387. Coactors and audiences will facilitate performance if ____________________________ _______________________________________ _________________________. (p.280) 388. Performing a well-learned task in
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