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Unformatted text preview: Brooke Galietto September 13, 2008 Group Activity #1 Review Questions 1)- Sizing Up Situations- Sizing Up People- Sizing Up Relationships- Explaining Behavior: Attribution Theories 2) A social episode is an internal cognitive representation about common or recurring interaction routines with a defined cultural experience. A script is a highly predictable sequence of events. Both social episodes and scripts affect the way a person acts. The more predictable or common the social episode, the more scripted the interaction is. Both social episodes and scripts help a person interact comfortably and direct a person on what to do next. 3) When a situation is almost completely scripted it is considered a closed episode. In a closed episode, one is familiar with the rules of proper behavior and the expectations for the interaction. These guide the persons actions. In a defined episode the people involved do not have prior expectations for the situation, but the situation is defined in...
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- Fall '08