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AP Psychology Chapter 1

Question:

1.

The hindsight bias refers to people's tendency to

A)

dismiss the value of replication.

B)

reject any ideas that can't be scientifically tested.

C)

exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past events.

D)

assume that correlation proves causation.

E)

overestimate the extent to which others share their opinions.

Answer:
C. exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past events.
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Question: 1. The hindsight bias refers to people's tendency to A) dismiss the value of replication. B) reject any ideas that can't be scientifically tested. C) exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past events. D) assume that correlation proves causation. E) overestimate the extent to which others share their opinions.
Answer: C. exaggerate their ability to have foreseen the outcome of past events.