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1)
According to the textbook, which is the third step in the perception process, where, from your past experiences combined with your current expectations, you assign meaning to the current stimuli?
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Question 1 - According to the textbook, which is the third step in the perception process, where, from your past experiences combined with your current expectations, you assign meaning to the current stimuli?
Interpretation.
Organization.
Decision.
Collection.
Selection.
None of the above
2)
Perhaps the most vital strategy for _____ while doing online research is to open a blank page in your word processor and title it “Sources.” Each time you find a Web page that contains what you believe may be useful and relevant information, copy the URL and paste it on this “Sources” page.
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Question 2 - Perhaps the most vital strategy for _____ while doing online research is to open a blank page in your word processor and title it “Sources.” Each time you find a Web page that contains what you believe may be useful and relevant information, copy the URL and paste it on this “Sources” page.
ensuring spontaneity
maximizing distractions
undermining credibility
disguising plagiarism
staying organized
None of the above
3)
The concept of a self-fulfilling prophecy, in which someone’s behavior comes to match and mirror others’ expectations, finds a parallel in the:
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Question 3 - The concept of a self-fulfilling prophecy, in which someone’s behavior comes to match and mirror others’ expectations, finds a parallel in the:
Cinderella complex.
Oedipus complex.
Pygmalion effect.
Pythagoras theorem.
Electra complex.
None of the above
4)
While writing, George only pays attention to information that reinforces his existing beliefs, and ignores or discredits information that contradicts his beliefs. This implies that George is guilty of:
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Question 4 - While writing, George only pays attention to information that reinforces his existing beliefs, and ignores or discredits information that contradicts his beliefs. This implies that George is guilty of:
confirmation bias.
abstraction.
critical language.
gender bias.
sexist language.
None of the above
5)
In business and in business writing, if your employer does not have a corporate code of ethics, you are not bound by laws governing how the company can and cannot conduct business.
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Question 5 - In business and in business writing, if your employer does not have a corporate code of ethics, you are not bound by laws governing how the company can and cannot conduct business.
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