Her response is an example of saving face.
Saving face refers to maintaining one's status after a failure, in order to avoid embarrassment which in turn would lead to that person "losing face".
The classmate viewed her no selection as a failure, since she has been practicing for weeks to make it on the team. As such, she is embarrassed by the result and lies by mentioning the sickness in order to save face in front of you, the inquisitor.
When photographing cats escaping their puzzle box, guthrie and horton found evidence for:?
Write from experience means write only about things that have happened to you. True False
I just took the test
In a variation of the "forbidden toy" experiment by aronson and carlsmith (1963), another researcher issued mild and severe threats to prevent children from playing with a very attractive toy. several weeks later, a woman came to the school, allegedly to administer tests to the children. when she left the room to score the tests, children were left alone with the same attractive toy and other less attractive toys. almost 80 percent of the children who were issued severe threats by the researcher played with the attractive toy; only 30 percent of those children issued mild threats succumbed to temptation. this experiment is noteworthy because it demonstrated that
A vivid example of a north korean's behavior has an unusually strong influence on people's judgments of all north koreans primarily because people
Because people "estimate the frequency of group characteristics in terms of the memorability of these characteristics".
Each gathering has an arrangement of standards and characteristics: a set of accepted rules about what is satisfactory conduct. They may apply to everybody in the gathering or to specific individuals as it were. Some characteristics will be entirely clung to while others allow an extensive variety of conduct.