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week 1 test • Question 1 0 out of 3 points At the turn of the twentieth century, the American sociologist Fredrick Turner (1920) argued that while facing the challenges of the frontier, Ameri... cans as conquerors and builders developed both __________________. • Question 2 3 out of 3 points A(n) _________ is a strategy for problem solving that reduces complex information and time-consuming tasks to more simple, rapid, and efficient judgmental operations, particularly in reaching decisions under conditions of uncertainty. • Question 3 3 out of 3 points Cultures based largely on modern beliefs, rules, symbols, and principles; relatively open to other cultures; absorbing and dynamic; science based, technology driven, and relatively tolerant to social innovations are referred to as ________. • Question 4 3 out of 3 points While traveling in a foreign country, you are approached by a group of strangers and have to quickly surmise their intentions. You will likely use a set of simple mental shortcuts to accomplish this task. These shortcuts are called _____________. • Question 5 3 out of 3 points Any systematic error in attribution that derives from people’s efforts to satisfy their own personal needs, such as the desire for approval by others, high self-esteem, power, or prestige, is called __________. • Question 6 3 out of 3 points The term for when we make systematic errors in thinking or information processing, typically due to highly vivid but rare events: • Question 7 3 out of 3 points De-Barnumize the following statement: “Canadians are sensitive to criticism.” • Question 8 3 out of 3 points The view that supports judgment about other ethnic, national, or cultural groups and events from the observer’s own ethnic, national, or cultural group’s outlook is called ________. • Question 9 3 out of 3 points The term _________ is used to describe cultures based largely on beliefs, rules, symbols, and principles established predominantly in the past; confined in local or regional boundaries; and restricting and mostly intolerant to social innovations. • Question 10 3 out of 3 points The propensity to resolve discrepancies between pre-existing schemas and new information in the direction of assimilation rather than accommodation (even when the information is distorted) is called ________. [Show More]

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