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1. The results from research on optimism shows that a. People rate themselves in a manner that is unrealistically optimistic 2. Group-serving bias involves a. attributing positive aspects to a group that a person is affiliated with, and  negative aspects to those who are not part of a person's group. 3. Someone who speaks their mind, as opposed to being a "yes-man" would be  considered a. Low in self-monitoring 4. Research regarding self-serving bias has shown that displaying a self-serving  bias can a. Be adaptive and protect a person from stress and negative moods 5. The term ______________ is used to describe when a person's confidence level  moves into the realm of arrogance. a. Narcissism 6. The results of research regarding rating one's self, compared to others, in  numerous domains, show that people tend to a. Rate themselves as being better than average compared to other people 7. Julian Rotter's concept of locus of control involves a. When someone attributes an event as being something that is under their control or as being outside of their control 8. Cultural differences in a person's self-concept reflect a. Collectivism and individualism 9. A young child brings her finger painting home to her narcissistic parent. What will the child most likely hear? a. Uh, what does that have to do with me? 10.In the middle of a grueling exam, a student pauses momentarily and gives herself a silent cheer: "You can do it, you can do it. You can, you can." She winds up  earning an A. This would demonstrate which of the following concepts?
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