Modules_Ch23_Web Quiz 1

Modules_Ch23_Web Quiz 1 - community. The lawyer is most...

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MyersExp7 Modules_Ch23_Web Quiz 1 1. In attempting to find and purchase high-quality cosmetics, Megan reminds herself that the most expensive brands are the best. Megan's self-reminder illustrates the use of: a. an algorithm. b. functional fixedness. c. the framing effect. d. a heuristic. 2. Because he erroneously believes that older workers are not as motivated as younger workers to work hard, a factory foreman is especially vigilant for any signs of laziness among his senior workers. His supervision strategy best illustrates: a. the availability heuristic. b. functional fixedness. c. confirmation bias. d. the representativeness heuristic. 3. A defense attorney emphasizes to a jury that her client works full-time, supports his family, and enjoys leisure-time hobbies. Although none of this information is relevant to the trial, it is designed to make the defendant appear to be a typical member of the local
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Unformatted text preview: community. The lawyer is most clearly seeking to take advantage of: a. confirmation bias. b. functional fixedness. c. belief perseverance. d. the representativeness heuristic. 4. Prompt feedback regarding your performance on psychology practice tests is most likely to inhibit: a. overconfidence. b. the framing effect. c. functional fixedness. d. linguistic determinism. 5. When her professor failed to recognize that Judy had her hand raised for a question, Judy began to think her professor was unfriendly. Although she subsequently learned that the professor's limited vision kept him from seeing her raised hand, she continued thinking the professor was unfriendly. Judy's reaction best illustrates: a. the framing effect. b. belief perseverance. c. functional fixedness. d. category hierarchies....
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This note was uploaded on 02/18/2012 for the course PSY 100 taught by Professor Farthing during the Winter '08 term at University of Maine Orono .

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