Unformatted text preview: is shy), just like the theory says. In choice a, the actor (other student) attributes her behavior to external causes (the situation). In choice b, the actor (other student) attributes her behavior to an internal, stable cause (that’s me, and I am always like that) – this goes against the actor/observer bias. Remember, you have to choose which one is least likely to happen! (Whenever you get a question like this, it might be worth just writing down “yes” or “no” next to each choice, to be sure you answer it accordingly.) 5. b You started out with a huge request, then after the person said no, you scaled back to a smaller request (which was what you really wanted in the first place). That’s door-in-the-face....
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- Spring '09
- Psychology, Causality, unconscious thoughts