AP Psychology 1.5 Social Psychology

AP Psychology 1.5 Social Psychology. Which of the following theories are we witnessing?

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cake Jan exclaimed Duncan Hines makes a bad product which of the following

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theories are we witnessing and here are the potential answers.....Well actually

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that's correct that the real question we have is what kind of monster would even [Man stood beside a chocolate cake]

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think about criticizing chocolate cake what did it ever do to you Biff, well people

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love to make excuses for their own behavior and they really love to take [Boy holding a chocolate cake he made]

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credit for things they do well however when it comes to a bad outcome they're

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not as likely to own up to it so what's going on here well while we're tempted

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to suggest the answer is in fact B, seeing as how this innocent little chocolate

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cake here is most definitely a victim that's not exactly what we're looking

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for but don't worry cakey we still love you there's no social categorization

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going on either that is the process of classifying people into groups based on [Social categorization on a piece of paper in front of a cake]

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similar characteristics like age or race though if we had to we definitely

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categorize Biff under people who dislike things for absolutely no reason

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whatsoever and should be immediately unfriended on facebook... An [mouse cursor clicks unfriend button]

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actor observer discrepancy describes the gap in perception between the person

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doing something that he or she feels is a response to external factors and a

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person observing that behavior and attributing it to the actors internal [Girl outside a window looking at a girl inside]

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motivation for example Jen could see herself making the cake as a natural

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response to it being Biff's birthday but Biff could perceive this act as a means

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of Jen attempting to er, poison him this over emphasis on someone's internal

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characteristics to explain their behavior actually has a name it's called [Jen making a cake and Biff appears]

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fundamental attribution error neither of these options then fit our question well

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the answer we were after is C; a self-serving bias produces attributions

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made by someone that always makes them look good when you do something good it [Jen holding a medal]

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because of your amazing ability when you do something not so good it's because of

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some other factor that had nothing to do with you, well not maybe... [Jen losing in a marathon race]

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don't worry cakey we still love you..