Modules_Ch43_Web Quiz 2

Modules_Ch43_Web Quiz 2 - d. situational attribution. 4....

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MyersExp7 Modules_Ch43_Web Quiz 2 1. In order to analyze how people explain others' behavior, Fritz Heider developed: a. cognitive dissonance theory. b. scapegoat theory. c. attribution theory. d. self-disclosure theory. 2. The fundamental attribution error involves: a. becoming more extreme in one's individual opinions following group discussion. b. performing a complex task more poorly when in a strange situation. c. underestimating situational constraints on another's behavior. d. changing one's attitude as a result of role-playing. 3. Bart complied with his friends' request to join them in smashing decorative pumpkins early one Halloween evening. Later that night he was surprised by his own failure to resist their pressures to throw eggs at passing police cars. Bart's experience best illustrates the: a. bystander effect. b. foot-in-the-door phenomenon. c. fundamental attribution error.
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Unformatted text preview: d. situational attribution. 4. Which of the following individuals is least likely to cheat on his income tax returns? a. Jake who loves his country. b. Jonas who admires personal honesty. c. Fabio, who cares little about personal wealth. d. Mikhail, who positively values paying his full income tax. 5. In order to "brainwash" captured American soldiers during the Korean War, Chinese communists made effective use of: a. the foot-in-the-door phenomenon. b. the bystander effect. c. the equity principle. d. the two-factor theory. 6. Professor Stewart wrote a very positive letter of recommendation for a student despite his having doubts about her competence. Which theory best explains why he subsequently began to develop more favorable attitudes about the student's abilities? a. cognitive dissonance theory b. scapegoat theory c. two-factor theory d. equity theory...
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