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1. As we encounter more instances of a category, our schema is likely to become

  • less exemplar based, more prototype based
  • more exemplar based, less prototype based
  • less exemplar based, less prototype based
  • more exemplar based, more prototype based
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2. Attitudes that are developed towards persons, places and things on the basis of their association with the positive or negative experiences that we have of them reflects the role of.... in the development of social interactions

  • the primacy effect
  • impression formulation
  • classical conditioning
  • mere exposure

3. A group being given a grade and all members given the same grade could produce the effect of

  • social loafing
  • reciprocity
  • compliance
  • social facilitation

4. Angela is a vegetarian who works in a hamburger restaurant, she says it was the only job she can find and is making more money than other jobs, in this instance Angela:

  • reduced dissonance by identifying with her boss
  • is probably still experiencing a great deal of dissonance
  • reduced dissonance by justifying her behaviour
  • has probably not experienced any cognitive dissonance

5. Benny dislikes the police and thinks they are all stupid. He often throws rocks at them.In this example, disliking the police reflects the...... component, thunking the police are stupid reflects the ..... component, and throwing rocks reflects the..

  • cognitive, behavioural, affective
  • behavioural, affective, cognitive
  • affective, cognitive behavioural
  • cognitive, affective, behavioural


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