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Adapted by Rajiv Jhangiani, Capilano University

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    Keira lost her wallet on campus. When she called her mom to explain the situation and ask for help, her mom said that Keira lost her wallet because she is careless, spoiled, and unfocused. Her mom's inference is an example of ________.

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    Inferring that something external to the person caused his or her behaviour is indicative of ________.

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    Which one of the following factors is NOT a basis for correspondent inference theory?

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    The tendency of people to make dispositional attributions for others' behaviours is known as ________.

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    Wesley watched a classmate bump into another student without saying "sorry" or "excuse me." Wesley concluded that his classmate was rude and inconsiderate. This process of automatic inference is known as ________.

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    In the _________, an observer automatically characterizes a behaviour, automatically makes a dispositional inference, and then uses conscious effort to correct for situational constraints.

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    Mauricio likes to analyze things carefully, has a drive to solve problems, and works to understand the world around him. Mauricio has ________.

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    The tendency for people to make dispositional inferences for others' behaviour but situational attributions for their own is known as ________.

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    The belief that good things happen to good people and that bad things happen to bad people is known as ________.

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    When Justin first met Renee, she was stressed and came off as hot tempered. Though he has been around her in many situations where she was not hot tempered or high strung, he continues to describe her as being quick to explode. This is likely due to ________.

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    The ________ effect states that information presented last will dominate memory and have an effect on impressions.

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    People in ________ cultures tend to infer a(n) ________ cause for behaviour.

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    When one positive thing is known or believed about a person, we tend to infer that the individual is positive overall. This is known as ________.

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    Christina is going on a blind date. She hears that her date works with children on a volunteer basis. Though this is the only feature she knows about her date, she finds herself assuming that her date has a variety of other positive features. Why might this be?

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    Jacob has always thought that people from big cities are stuck up and selfish. However, when he went to college he interacted with people from big cities whom he found to be down to earth, giving, and selfless. Even with this contradictory evidence, however, Jacob continues to hold on to his beliefs about people from big cities being stuck up. This is an example of ________.

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    When we maintain our original beliefs in the face of countervailing evidence, this is known as ________.

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    Which one of the following is NOT a nonverbal cue?

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    Which one of the following statements about eye gaze is FALSE?

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    Brenda believes she is a kind, generous person and she wants others to see her that way too. This demonstrates Brenda's ________ need.

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    Which of the following is NOT one of the six basic emotions that are recognized across cultures?