GRE Psychology: Questions 113 - 115 of 437
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Question number: 113
Question number: 114
While Mary is considering her options in a computer store, a sales representative finishes helping a male client and asks if he can help her. When she says her router is not working, he asks her very basic questions that he never bothered to ask the male customer. Before the conversation is over, it is clear that Mary knows far more about routers than the sales representative. The representative’s behavior suggests that he has a generalized belief
or norms of association
fostered by the effects of realistic conflict Mary in the computer industry.
or stereotype that women are less likely than men to understand computer technology.
that by using informational social influence he will impress Mary.
Question number: 115
A married couple disagrees about why the husband rarely cleans up the house. He says that he forgets. She says that he intentionally leaves the work for her. Their disagreement over the cause of his behavior is an example of
fundamental attribution error
actor-observer attributional divergence