Attitudes and Behavior

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Which of the following is a characteristic of stereotypes?

Stereotypes are implicit biases.

What is the difference between prejudice and racism?

Prejudice is judging an individual based on stereotypes, while racism is judging an individual based on their ethnicity.

What is the process of making inferences about the causes of one's own and others' thoughts, feelings, and behavior called?


What is the fundamental attribution error?

Attributing behavior to internal factors even when situational factors could provide an explanation.

Which of the following is NOT a component of an attitude?


What factors can influence the effectiveness of a persuasive appeal?

The source of the communication

What is cognitive dissonance?

A discrepancy between an attitude and a new piece of information

Which of the following is NOT a component of an attitude?


Which route of persuasion involves careful and explicit thought?

Central route

What is conservation psychology?

The study of the reciprocal relationships between humans and nature

Test your knowledge on attitudes and their role in predicting behavior with this quiz. Explore the cognitive, evaluative, and behavioral components of attitudes and discover how they can vary independently.

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