In explaining the actions of people we do not know well we often demonstrate A

In explaining the actions of people we do not know

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67.In explaining the actions of people we do not know well, we often demonstrate A)cognitive dissonance.B)central route persuasion.C)the fundamental attribution error.D)the foot-in-the-door phenomenon. 68.The fundamental attribution error is most likely to occur when we explain an instance of 69.We are NOT likely to make the fundamental attribution error if we observe someone 70.Our explanations of our own admirable actions are ________ likely to involve situational attributions than our explanations of our own shameful actions. Our explanations of our own actions performed long ago are ________ likely to involve dispositional attributions than our explanations of our own very recent actions. Page 7
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71.You would most likely commit the fundamental attribution error in explaining why A)you failed to finish a term paper in time.B)you failed to return a phone call from a friend.C)a waiter failed to smile when serving you.D)you received a low grade on an exam. 72.Observing yourself on a video replay is most likely to increase your tendency to attribute your behavior to 73.Carol is restless during class because her professor's distressed facial expressions lead her to believe that he dislikes teaching. The professor, on the other hand, is distressed because he sees Carol's restlessness as an indication that she lacks any motivation to learn. At this point, both student and professor should be informed of the dangers of 74.The fundamental attribution error is likely to lead observers to attribute a stranger's
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