SOP- Chapter 3
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Persistence of one’s initial conceptions despite contradictory evidence.
once people have a rationale for their beliefs the
beliefs become almost impenetrable by facts or argument
Incorporating “misinformation” into one’s memory of the event after witnessing an event and receiving misleading information about it.
implicit attitudes are ________ judgments
Tendency to be more confident than correct – to overestimate the accuracy of one’s beliefs
Tendency to search for information that confirms one’s preconceptions
Tendency to presume, sometimes despite contrary odds, that someone or something belongs to a particular group if resembling (representing) a typical member
cognitive rule that judges the likelihood of things in terms of their availability in memory
Tendency for observers to underestimate situational influences and overestimate dispositional influences upon others’ behavior
Fundamental attribution error
Belief that leads to its own fulfillment based on interaction of person and environment
True or False
Memory is not like a library. Memories themselves change as we access them.
Why do we commit the fundamental attribution error?
When we act the environment capture our attention when he/she acts, he/she captures our attention
What would you like to do?
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