1. Which of these four statements about self-report measures of attitude are correct?
2. The three-component model of attitude formation includes:
3. Which of the following definitions of important terms within the behavioural component of attitude structure is INCORRECT?
4. Research by Fishbein and Ajzen has indicated that in order to demonstrate strong links between attitudes and behaviours, an assessment of several behaviours relevant to the attitude being measured is necessary. This type of assessment is referred to as the ____________.
5. According to Ajzen’s (1975) theory of planned behaviour, behavioural intentions are influenced by:
6. Research by Festinger and colleagues demonstrated that when people were paid $1 for their participation in a dull task, they were more favourably disposed to the dull task compared to people who were paid $20. Which theory was put forth to explain why people alter their true attitudes to match their past or actual behaviours?
7. According to the theory of planned behaviour, what factors influence people’s intentions to act in specific ways?
8. According to McGuire’s (1969) information-processing approach to persuasion, a message will elicit the desired behaviour only if it succeeds at six stages. But which of the options below is NOT one of these stages?
9. According to Kelley’s covariation model of attribution, if Sylvia always laughs at comedians, then her behaviour would be described as having ____________.
10. Although the Jones–Davis (19610) and Kelley (1967) models of attribution view the social perceiver as a rational person, empirical research has discovered persistent biases in the attributional processes. Which of these is NOT one of those persistent biases?
11. Identify the CORRECT statement with regard to the self-serving bias:
12. How is the ultimate attribution error (UAE) different from the other pervasive attributional biases such as the fundamental attribution error, the self-serving bias and the actor-observer effect.
13. Which of these statements is CORRECT?
14. We know that before we can apply a schema to a social object, we have to categorize it. But which of the below statements about categorization is NOT the case?
15. Societally recognized mental representations of social groups and their members that include behavioural and trait characteristics about those social groups are referred to as ___________.
16. Devine’s work on the activation of stereotypes demonstrated that ___________ processing of information about people is beyond conscious awareness whereas _____________ processing of information about people is deliberate and conscious.
17. What are the specific qualities of schemas that make them useful for organizing our experiences and information in the social world?
18. Once developed and strengthened through use, schemas become integrated structures. Which of the following statements relating to the relationship between schemas and new information is also accurate?
19. Which of these are NOT features of stereotypes?
20. According to research by Petty, Cacioppo and colleagues, people will process messages most carefully, and rely less on simple cues, when what is true about the message?