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TPO 14 - Question 4Comfort Zone BiasPsychologists have found that when people make important decisions, they often choose to stay in their "comfort zones"; that is, they prefer remaining in comfortable, familiar situations, rather than entering
Using the examples from the lecture explain the concept of entertainment merchandising
Emotional IntelligenceWe often think of human intelligence as the mental ability to analyze and understand complex ideas. However, many psychologists believe that there is a different type of intelligence called emotional intelligence. People with emotion
Ecosystem Resilience An ecosystem is a local environment with its complex community of organisms functioning together as a unit An ecosystem can be damaged by natural disasters or by human activity If the ecosystem has a limited variety of species then de
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Using the example discussed by the professor explain what cognitive dissonance is and how people often deal with it
Explain how the example from the professor’s lecture illustrates the irrational commitment.
People account for their own behavior differently from how they account for the behaviorof others. When observing the behavior of others, we tend to attribute theiractions to their character or their personality rather than to external factors. In contras
Explain how the experiment described by the professor illustrates the familiarity principle.
TPO 23 - Question 4 Reference Groups Our thinking and behavior are often influenced by other people. When we admire and respect someone, we naturally try to imitate their behavior and attitudes. Groups of people whom we admire and whose behavior and att