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Chapter 14 / Exercise 10
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42. When we have a self-serving bias, we attribute failure and other bad events that happen to us to ____________, but we attribute success and other good events to ____________. a. distinctive factors; global factors. b . permanent circumstances; temporary circumstances. c. controllable circumstances; uncontrollable circumstances. d . external circumstances; ourselves. ANS: D DIF: Easy REF: Errors and Biases in Attribution lOMoARcPSD|509638
OBJ: Conceptual 43. The just world hypothesis is relevant to the fundamental attribution error because this hypothesis helps explain why we tend to DIF: Easy REF: Errors and Biases in Attribution
OBJ: Conceptual 44. Many people think that victims of domestic abuse and rape are responsible for their fates. This disturbing tendency is most closely related to DIF: Medium REF: Errors and Biases in Attribution
OBJ: Conceptual 45. Actors’ and observers’ attributions often differ because DIF: Medium REF: Errors and Biases in Attribution
OBJ: Conceptual 46. Which of the following is FALSE regarding the findings from research on culture and social perception? Relative to a. Asians, Americans are less likely to assume that people are trustworthy. b . the Japanese, Americans’ judgments of faces tend to be less influenced by context. c. Americans, the Japanese are less attentive to background elements of visual scenes.
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d . Americans, Hindu East Indians are less likely to attribute others’ behaviors to presumed personality traits. ANS: A DIF: Medium REF: Culture and Causal Attribution OBJ: Factual 47. According to the textbook, which of the following statements is INACCURATE? DIF: Difficult REF: Culture and Causal Attribution
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