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behavior?A. We try to decide how best to change the behavior so that it is consistent with our current understanding.
B. We try to figure out how the behavior was influenced by a person’s cultural background.C. We try to figure out if the behavior was caused by internal dispositions or external situations.D. We try to figure out if the person doing the behavior had favorable or malicious intents.Question 17 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsOmar is walking through the shopping mall with three of his buddies, when all of the sudden they come across a curious scene. Four girls are verbally abusing a fifth girl, and it is clear that a physical altercation is about to occur. Omar stands quietly watching the scene, until two of his friends step in to try to break up the fracas. When they intervene, Omar steps in as well, providing greater assurance that a fight is not going to take place. In this case, Omar’s group of friends served as a __________ group for Omar’s behavior.
Question 18 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsWhich of the following factors mentioned in your chapter has been found to contribute to an increase in aggressive behaviors?
Question 19 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsPeople who are highly motivated and very able to understand a persuasive message are likely to be persuaded through the central route, while people who are not tend to be persuaded through the peripheral route. This is the main concept of the __________ model.Question 20 of 205.0/ 5.0 PointsAnnabelle was driving along when the car in front of her stopped suddenly. She stomped on the brake and avoided a collision by just a few inches. “Wow, it’s a good thing I’m such a good driver,” Annabelle thought. Sometime later, Annabelle was in an accident where she rear-ended adifferent vehicle. She told the officer, “Well, you see, it was dark and the road was wet. It was not possible for me to stop in time!” Annabelle’s different responses to her successful or failed attempt to avoid an accident demonstrates the __________.
A. self-serving biasB. attractiveness biasC. availability heuristicD. fundamental attribution error