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KEY TERMS chl4 Chpt 1 know the differences bw independent and dependent variables know need for random samplingrandom assignment know placebodemand effects Know statistical significance and hindsight bias Chpt 2 Be able to define Defining the self mental agent fiction or knowledge structure lookingglass self selfreference effect social comparison motivational function of self knowledge Know internal vs external locus of control Know unrealistic optimism and the question of how important is selfesteem Chpt 3 Be able to define Fundamental attribution error FAE actorobserver difference internal vs external attributions Kelly39s theory of attributions distinctiveness consistency and consensus information Know gambler39s fallacy and confirmation bias Chpt 4 Be able to define Attitude attitudes vs social forces as predictors of actions Know the 3 factors determining when attitudes DO Know effort justification and postdecisional dissonance reduction Be able to define insufficient justification footinthedoor doorintheface amp low balling phenomena and brainwashing PRACTICE QUIZ 1 assuming the past affects chance events is what type of bias a illusory correlation b priming effect c gambler s fallacy d confirmation bias 2every time cooper plays basketball on the weekend he makes less shots Now he only plays basketball during the school week because he does not want to miss shots This is an example of a Availability heuristic b Gamblers39 fallacy c Confirmation bias d illusory correlation 3John watches a movie about ghosts He later sees a field full of fog and runs away to find somebody to warn about the ghost but he was wrong This is an example of SD Priming effect b Availability heuristic Representativeness heuristic d Confirmation bias 0 1 Selfserving biases Are generally maladaptive and should be discouraged 93 Oquot Help prevent overly narcissistic selfesteem O Vary in frequency across cultures d Occur more often in people suffering from mental illness 5 Once we get an idea stuck in our head it is hard to shake a availability heuristic b belief perseverance c confirmation bias d none of these 6Jenny failed her last bio test Which conclusion would be most representative of a self serving bias on Jenny39s part a quotI didn39t really study for the testquot b quotI lack competence in bioquot c quotI think the test questions were ambiguous and confusingquot d quotI didn39t concentrate very hard during the testquot 7 Which of the four conclusions above from problem 6 might best illustrate the concept of selfhandicapping 8being overly certain about our social judgments can be defined as a belief perserverance b kelly s covariation c overconfidence effect d none of these 9 if carter says that he practiced so hard for soccer because he felt like he had to and now does not like playing soccer it would be an example of theory a Cognitive dissonance b Selfperception c Selfdetermination d Kelly39s covariation 10cora asks her mom to borrow 10 dollars for the movies then later tells her mom the movie will actually cost 20 dollars even though cora knew this the whole time This is an example of a Doorintheface b Footinthedoor c Lowballing d Reprocity Answers cdacbcaccb
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