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3 Multiple choice questions

  1. -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. tendency for social perceivers to elicit behaviors from a person that are consistent with their initial expectancies of the person
    -Snyder & Swann (1978)
  3. -tendency for responses to be more resistant to extinction when they are reinforced inconsistently rather than uniformly

3 True/False questions

  1. McGuire's attitude innoculationtendency for social perceivers to elicit behaviors from a person that are consistent with their initial expectancies of the person
    -Snyder & Swann (1978)

          

  2. Festinger's Theory of Cognitive Dissonance (1957)-when a person simultaneously holds 2 beliefs that are dissonant (logically inconsistent), the person will experience an aversive state of arousal
    -person will be highly motivated to REDUCE aversive arousal by making 2 beliefs more compatible
    -experiment: doing something boring for an hour, lying to next subject about level of fun, getting paid either $1 or $20
    -subjects getting paid $1 to lie justified deceptive behavior by changing their attitudes to be more in line with behavior

          

  3. Bem and self-perception theorytendency for social perceivers to elicit behaviors from a person that are consistent with their initial expectancies of the person
    -Snyder & Swann (1978)