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Unformatted text preview: 2) automatic behavior eg. bumping into mannquinn. . and saying excuse me. experiment: ask if people can use the Xerox machine-even when there is a reason, and the reason does not make sense. Automatic behavior is that the person being asked will be more likely to allow the person to use it. 3) acting from a single perspective eg. following a recipe-example: borring a tissue, “Kleenix” as tissue. Roots of mindlessness: 1) repetition when we assume we can do something, but because we did it so much, we don’t actually know how. eg. typing a password, when you think about it, you might not actually knw. 2) premature cognitive commitments (mere exposure effect) 3) belief that resources are limited: eg. believing that the 4 minute mile is impossible. Taking it for granted. When it is not the case 4) Educaiton for outcome: entitiy. Scores rather than learning (outcome orientation)...
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This note was uploaded on 02/12/2011 for the course PSYCH V89.0030 taught by Professor Andersen,s during the Spring '10 term at NYU.
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