4 How Accurate Are you at People Perceptions

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1How Accurate Are you at People Perceptions? Mark each statement as true if it is usually or generally true in describing your behavior and false if the statement is usually or generally false in describing your behavior. ______ 1. I base most of my impressions of people on the first few minutes of our meeting. ______ 2. When I know some things about another person, I can fill in what I don’t know. ______ 3. I make predictions about people’s behaviors that generally prove to be true. ______ 4. I have clear ideas of what people of different national, racial, and religious groups are really like. ______ 5. I generally attribute people’s attitudes and behaviors to their most obvious physical or psychological characteristic. ______ 6. I avoid making assumptions about what is going on in someone else’s head on the basis of the person’s behaviors. ______ 7. I pay special attention to behaviors of people that might contradict my initial impressions. ______ 8.
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This note was uploaded on 11/13/2010 for the course SOC SOC 103 taught by Professor Marenco during the Summer '07 term at College of the Canyons.

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