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Maylin has a negative attitude and is disrespectful to her

Myers' Psychology for AP | 2nd Edition | ISBN: 9781464113079 | Authors: David G. Myers ISBN: 9781464113079 170

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Problem 59

Maylin has a negative attitude and is disrespectful to her peers. She is unhappy at work and has not been performing at her job as well as in the past. Unfortunately, Maylin blames her co-workers for mistakes that have been made and feels as if the world is against her. A. Explain how each of the following psychological concepts might explain Maylins negative or unpleasant behavior. Self-serving bias Displacement

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Chapter 2: Methods of Psych ❖ How do we know ➢ Intuition ➢ Common sense ➢ Someone tells us ➢ We see it ourselves ➢ Experience ➢ Evidence ❖ Problems with intuition ➢ Hindsight Bias​ ​> we tend to believe, after learning an outcome, that we would have foreseen it. The “I-knew-it-all-along” phenomenon ➢ Overconfidence > ​ we tend to think we know more than we do. Confirmation bias. ➢ False consensus effect > ​ tendency to overestimate the extent to which others share our beliefs and behaviors. Happens a lot with sports ➢ Illusory correlation ​ perception of a relationship where none exists ■ A gambler who had sat at the same slot machine all day is hesitant to

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Textbook: Myers' Psychology for AP
Edition: 2
Author: David G. Myers
ISBN: 9781464113079

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