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  1. -people make use of exactly the same attributional principles they use to understand OTHERS as to understand THEMSELVES
    -showed people who read that if "Bob Dowling" turned nobs for an hour for $1 and said he enjoyed, then he must have enjoyed it (used self-perception theory as alternate explanation for results of Festinger's cognitive dissonance experiment)
  2. tendency for people who are evaluating hypotheses to attempt to CONFIRM rather than to DISCONFIRM these hypotheses
    -Wason and colleagues (1971)
  3. -tendency for responses to be more resistant to extinction when they are reinforced inconsistently rather than uniformly

3 True/False questions

  1. superstitious conditioning-Skinner's concept
    -animals will engage in behavior they were emitting during feeding (i.e. if pigeon was standing on one foot when you put pellets in the cage, it may repeatedly stand on one foot in an effort to get another pellet dropped in the cage)

          

  2. Festinger's Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (1957)-tendency for responses to be more resistant to extinction when they are reinforced inconsistently rather than uniformly

          

  3. behavioral confirmationtendency for social perceivers to elicit behaviors from a person that are consistent with their initial expectancies of the person
    -Snyder & Swann (1978)

          

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