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EUP ch14 mod 43text

Essentials of Understanding Psychology 7th ed. questions from text mod 43

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What are the factors with which the ease of attitudes can be changed? Message source, characteristics of the message, characteristics of the target
Which is not a factor in changing attitudes? Message source, communicator's position, gender differences, obedience obedience
Who is an attitude communicator? a person who delivers a persuasive message
Example of target characteristics include all of the following except: intelligence, trust, gender, knowledge base trust
Generally, people who are highly involve and motivated us which type of processing to comprehend a mesage central route processing
Uninvolved, unmotivated people who are bored or distracted and who are less interested in the message will be influenced more by what? peripheral factors
Who is more likely to use central route processing....someone who has a high need for cognition (level of thoughts), who enjoys thinking,philosophizing and reflecting or someone who is impatient when forced to spend time thinking someone who has a high need for cognition (level of thoughts), who enjoys thinking,philosophizing and reflecting
Smoking can be an example of ___________ because of the statements "I smoke" and "Smoking leads to cancer" are contradictory thoughts held by the smoker Cognitive Dissonance
What is impression formation? the process by which an individual organizes information about another person to form an overall impression of that person
True or False: Central traits are usually unimportant traits? False
True of False: Schemas are susceptilbe ot error True
There are at least 4 consistent biases in the ways people make attributions. Name 1 Halo effect-assumption that if one has particular positive traits to infer other positive traits
There are at least 4 consistent biases in the ways people make attributions. Name 1 Assumed-similarity bias-similar to you
There are at least 4 consistent biases in the ways people make attributions. Name 1 Self-serving bias-blame failure/success on personal factors
There are at least 4 consistent biases in the ways people make attributions. Name 1 fundamental attribution error-over attribute behaviors to dispositional causes and failure to recognize situational causes
One reason the fundamental attribution error is so common relates to the way we view the behavior of another person in a particular setting
What is collectivistic orientation? a worldview held by Asian societies that promotes the notion of interdependence
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