OB3 - vote whether or not to take a trip to Killington VT The decision to go was based on nothing else than the fact that the last trip to

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Bryan Cain BUSORG 1020 J Pinto Set 1 – Stereotyping When I inform some of my friends that go to other schools that I am a business major their responses tend to have a stereotype about them. When talking to my friend Mike, for example, he said to me, “ So, pretty much what your telling me is that your classes are easy and you don’t do anything at school.” He categorized all students that are business majors into one group. He also made an assumption that business students have it easy and are not required to do too much. He reached this assumption from the generalization of all business students and because he is not a business student. Set 2- Recency Effects Last week, in a meeting for P.I.S.T. (Pittsburgh Intercollegiate Snowboarding Team), we had to
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Unformatted text preview: vote whether or not to take a trip to Killington VT. The decision to go was based on nothing else than the fact that the last trip to Killington was an amazing trip. Cost, time, and many other factors were set aside to the fact that the last time we were there, everyone remembered how fun it was. Set 3- Hindsight Bias After I took my first test in my statistics class, I received my test back to see a lot of red ink. I thought to myself while reading the right answers, ‘Wow, I knew this. Why did I circle A instead of B?” I looked back upon all the things I missed telling myself that I actually knew the right answers to the test when I took it, but just didn’t answer them right at that time....
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This note was uploaded on 04/07/2008 for the course BUSENV 1101 taught by Professor Neff during the Spring '08 term at Pittsburgh.

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