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MCAT Question of the Day | MCAT Course


  • Q:

    Mary is at a very boring party with few guests. The hostess asks Mary to text some of her friends and convince them to join the party. She wants Mary to lie about how much fun they are having to convince them to come. According to cognitive dissonance theory, at the end of the night Mary is most likely to feel that she had a good time if:

     

    A

    The hostess offers Mary a large incentive to lie to her friends

    B

    A large number of guests show up.

    C

    None of the extra invited guests show up.

    D

    The hostess offers Mary a small incentive to lie to her friends




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