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Unformatted text preview: c. unconditional positive regard. d. the spotlight effect. 5. Marcy believes that the outcome of athletic contests depends so much on luck that it hardly pays to put any effort into her own athletic training. Her belief most clearly illustrates: a. the spotlight effect. b. the Barnum effect. c. the false consensus effect. d. an external locus of control. 6. Although she is intelligent and a good athlete, Abigail believes that her low grades in school and losing the quarter-mile race are reflections of her own intellectual and athletic incompetence. Her conclusions best illustrate: a. the false consensus effect. b. reciprocal determinism. c. the spotlight effect. d. a pessimistic attributional style. 7. When Vanessa noticed that she was wearing mismatched socks, she overestimated the extent to which others would also notice. Her reaction best illustrates: a. the spotlight effect. b. defensive self-esteem. c. reciprocal determinism. d. the Barnum effect....
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- Winter '08
- Psychology, Vanessa, Marcy