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113. The idea that we infer our own attitudes by coolly observing ourselves and the circumstances of our behavior is most consistent with a. planned behavior theory. b. self-perception theory. c. cognitive dissonance theory. d. elaboration-likelihood theory. ANS: B REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Conceptual 114. Marge believes rather strongly that more money should be devoted to environmental concerns. However, she is agitated because she just signed a petition for a friend advocating the logging of a local forest in order to create new jobs. She then seems to soften her stance about the environment. This is best explained by REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Applied
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115. A major difference between cognitive dissonance theory and self-perception theory involves the extent to which _ ____ is necessary to lead to self-persuasion and attitude change. REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Conceptual 116. The basic prediction of________ theory is that attitude change occurs when people infer how they feel by observing their own behavior. REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Conceptual 117. Impression management theory suggests that people change their attitudes to match their behaviors in an effort to a. be consistent. b. appear consistent. c. reduce physiological arousal. d. restore a positive self-image. ANS: B REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Conceptual 118. Markesha had made a chastity vow along with a lot of other girls in her church youth group. Her senior year, she and her boyfriend begin having sex, and Markesha becomes pregnant. Markesha doesn’t really regret having sex with her boyfriend, but she is embarrassed that her friends will see her as a hypocrite. Markesha’s experience fits best with which of the following theories? REF: Persuasion by Our Own Actions OBJ: 9
KEY: Applied NOT: New

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