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For each of the following descriptions, select the most appropriate principle from chapter 11
 
1. Lantanya’s brother calls and tells her that he has just flunked an algebra exam. Before he can speak another word, Lantanya is telling him that he is either lazy or stupid or both. She thinks that her brother’s behavior, not situation factors, caused him to flunk his algebra test.  What error is represented in this example?

2. Jan is an advertising executive. She is working on a cigarette company’s account, but she thinks that cigarettes should never be advertised to teenagers. Her attitudes and behavior are inconsistent. She will  have to change her attitude about cigarette advertising or change jobs in order to reduce the psychological tension.  Jan is experiencing

3. Carlotta’s mother tells her that she must clean her room , and Carlotta does.  Carlotta has demonstrated

4. Molly is usually a very quiet individual. However, when in the crowd at a football game, she joined the crowd around her in jeering and booing the officials.  Molly is demonstrating

5. When Mary falls and injures herself in a crowd, most of the onlookers wait for someone else to do something. Each may be thinking that a person more qualified to help may be in the crowd.  The lack of someone helping Mary is demonstrating

6. When asked about to explain the last exam grade, Harvey indicated that he had studied hard and completed all of the work in the course to prepare for the exam.  Harvey is demonstrating

7. Vance, an American, went to study in Sweden for a year. He met a child on the street on day who asked him why Americans wanted to destroy the world with nuclear bombs. The child had never been exposed to Americans before but had based her attitude on things she had heard from others.  Vance is experiencing

8. You would not think about going shopping dressed only in your underwear.  Why? Because dressing to go shopping in our culture is dictated by
9. While negotiating a new contract, the union leaders were demanding a 7% increase across the board.  Many union members were not in support of this demand, but kept quiet and allowed the negotiations to continue unchallenged.  This is an example of

10. Asha grew up in the East. Her parents always told her that people who spoke with a southern accent were stupid and lazy. When Asha’s company relocated her to texas, she eventually came to enjoy interacting with other employees and found them to be competent at their jobs.  This is an example of the
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2 months ago Edited: 2 months ago, bio_man
1. Lantanya’s brother calls and tells her that he has just flunked an algebra exam. Before he can speak another word, Lantanya is telling him that he is either lazy or stupid or both. She thinks that her brother’s behavior, not situation factors, caused him to flunk his algebra test.  What error is represented in this example?

Fundamental attribution error

3. Carlotta’s mother tells her that she must clean her room , and Carlotta does.  Carlotta has demonstrated

Obedience

4. Molly is usually a very quiet individual. However, when in the crowd at a football game, she joined the crowd around her in jeering and booing the officials.  Molly is demonstrating

Deindividuation

10. Asha grew up in the East. Her parents always told her that people who spoke with a southern accent were stupid and lazy. When Asha’s company relocated her to texas, she eventually came to enjoy interacting with other employees and found them to be competent at their jobs.  This is an example of the

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2 months ago Edited: 2 months ago, bio_man
Can you provide a list of the principles from chapter 11?

7. Vance, an American, went to study in Sweden for a year. He met a child on the street on day who asked him why Americans wanted to destroy the world with nuclear bombs. The child had never been exposed to Americans before but had based her attitude on things she had heard from others.  Vance is experiencing

Assuming that this is stereotyping, but I could be more certain with a list of known concepts from Chapter 11. Frowning Face
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