Grace wants to help her friend Charlie avoid the fundamental attribution error. She suggests that he focus on _________ causes of behaviors.
Which of these statements is not consistent with a self-serving bias?
I lost because the other guy was probably cheating.
I lost because it was too hot in the room.
I won because I'm a genius.
I won because I got lucky.
In the Stanford Prison Experiment, the guards often abused the prisoners. This result suggests that
People seek situations in why they can indulge their aggressive impulses.
Some people are born to play the role of guards.
Only aggressive people are willing to assume the role of prison guard.
Social roles have the important influence on how people behave.
Solomon Asch's experiments on conformity demonstrate the impact of _________ in group situations.
In Milgram's experiments on obedience, many people protested that they didn't want to give any more shocks. After that happened,
The experimenter told them the study was over.
Most participants asked to leave the experiment.
Most participants continued to administer shocks.
The experimenter asked to decrease shocks.
When a company hires a celebrity to endorse a produce it is likely hoping that most consumers will follow the _________ route to persuasion and engage in _________ elaboration.
Sam chooses desserts for himself and for his friend Randy. Both desserts turn out to be duds. If Sam has a(n) _________ sense of self, you'd expect him to experience the most cognitive dissonance with respect to the dessert he chose for _________.
Oliver is trying to change his friend Stan's stereotype that women aren't as funny as men. They watch a TV special with a series of women doing comedy routines. Do you think Stan's stereotype will change?
Yes, because he will appreciate Oliver's effort on his behalf.
No, because he will discount information that is inconsistent with his stereotype.
No, because Oliver will convince Stan that the stereotype is true.
Yes, because he will learn a new sterotype from the TV special.
If you want to increase the likelihood that people will continue to volunteer in the future, which of these measures would you not want to try?
Give T-shirts to identify people as volunteers.
Have people start to volunteer as a mandatory assignment.
Help people cope with distressing aspects of the volunteer work.
Determine the motives people have for volunteering.