What is Social Judgment Theory? - Definition & Examples


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Which statement best describes social judgment theory?

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1. Who developed social judgment theory?

2. Jim is debating adopting a dog. He decides that he will, mostly because he knows his work colleagues and a woman he is dating will think he's a good guy for doing so. Which component of social judgment theory is Jim's primary consideration?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

Learn what you understand about social judgment theory with this worksheet and quiz. You'll be tested on the theory and its real life uses.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these study tools to:

  • Describe social judgment theory
  • Determine components of social judgment theory using given scenarios
  • Name the individual(s) who developed the theory

Skills Practiced

Utilize the worksheet and quiz to:

  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding the components of social judgment theory and interpret it correctly
  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding the individual(s) who developed the theory
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about social judgment theory

Additional Learning

To gain more perspective on this area of study, review the lesson named What is Social Judgment Theory? - Definition & Examples. Once you've finished the lesson, you will have learned the following study objectives:

  • Understand the different classifications of this theory
  • Analyze a real life example of social judgment theory
  • Assess the background of social judgment theory