Social Cognition & Perception: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Robert Rosenthal is well-known for his experiment in an elementary school, which illustrated the power of

Question 2 2. When most people are presented with a situation in which they could use either the representativeness or base-rate heuristic, they _____.

Question 3 3. People in _____ cultures tend to be very self-sufficient and self-reliant.

Question 4 4. When your mind convinces you of something that isn't actually true, you are experiencing a(n)

Question 5 5. Brad is in the middle of taking the ACT. He pauses during one question to close his eyes and try to remember the correct answer. This type of thinking is _____.

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Question 6 6. A high level of perceptual salience results in _____ of the accessibility of a schema.

Question 7 7. Zoe is watching someone flip a coin several times. Someone asks her which sequence is more likely: Heads - Tails - Heads - Heads or Tails - Heads - Tails - Heads. She decides the first sequence looks more random and better matches the outcome she would expect. This is an example of which heuristic?

Question 8 8. If all 3 variables of the Covariation Model of Attribution are determined to be high, you would likely make a(n) _____ attribution for behavior.

Question 9 9. An experience can put a particular mental category at the forefront of our mind. When this influences our judgments and decisions, it is _____.

Question 10 10. Which of the following questions is answered by a consensus variable?

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Question 11 11. Dimitri is frustrated that his limousine company is losing money. He blames the sluggish economy for the downturn in business. This is an example of _____ attribution.

Question 12 12. When you make a judgment based on probability, you use which type of heuristic?

Question 13 13. Identify which of the following scenarios is an example of priming?

Question 14 14. Which of the following is NOT an example of a self-fulfilling prophecy?

Question 15 15. A concept or category for which a person has a lot of clear, accurate, useful information is referred to as a _____.

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Question 16 16. You have recently bought a dog and are walking him in the park. In the park, you are now noticing the dogs much more and you take note of the fact that a labrador you saw has very neatly trimmed fur. You also notice that he can run very quickly, much faster than your dog. Identify which of the following in the previous scenario is an example of a schema.

Question 17 17. When determining the _____ variable of the Covariation Model of Attribution, you would ask the question, 'How often does the behavior occur across time in this exact situation?'

Question 18 18. How do people in individualistic cultures differ from members in collectivistic cultures?

Question 19 19. Nancy's boyfriend just broke up with her. She is depressed and keeps reliving the breakup scene in her mind, wondering if they would have stayed together if she had just kept her mouth shut. This is an example of _____.

Question 20 20. Which type of thinking is controlled and intentional?

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Question 21 21. The cognitive process that occurs when Gail brushes her teeth while watching TV is an example of _____.

Question 22 22. Jack must attend a funeral. Even though he has never been to a funeral before, he knows what to expect due to seeing funerals on TV and asking his friends about their experiences. His general expectation and idea for how funerals work is an example of what psychological concept?

Question 23 23. When determining the _____ variable of the Covariation Model of Attribution, you would ask the question, 'How unique is the behavior in this particular situation?'

Question 24 24. Zoe has an interview in a few days. She is trying not to think about it because every time she does, she gets very nervous. This is an example of _____.

Question 25 25. Someone with advanced higher-order thinking skills is likely better at _____ than someone with poor higher-order thinking skills.

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Question 26 26. Why can schemata sometimes hurt us?

Question 27 27. Collectivistic cultures are typically found in which of the following regions?

Question 28 28. Which of the following is NOT true?

Question 29 29. When we perform a task on autopilot, our brain is engaged in _____.

Question 30 30. Rae is on a low-carb diet. She keeps trying not to think about all the carb-heavy food she loves, but it seems like she thinks about it more and more the harder she tries not to. This is an example of _____.

Social Cognition & Perception: Tutoring Solution Chapter Exam Instructions

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