Many of the experimental participants who were asked how fast two cars in a filmed traffic accident were going when they smashed into each other subsequently recalled seeing broken glass at the scene of the accident. this experiment best illustrated a proactive interference. b the spacing effect. c the self-reference effect. d the misinformation effect. e state-dependent memory.
a. playing sinister music while interviewing a celebrity . this the correct option.
in this statement , there are two elements that can be used to manipulate the audience: sinister music and the celebrity. these two elements appeal to the audience's feelings. if the programme producer has decided to play sinister music while the famous person is giving the interview , this is because somethig bad has to be associated to the celebrity. therefore, the audience's feelings will be affected. they will feel angry or sympathetic towards the celebrity and they will not pay attention to any fact.
these options are wrong:
b. criticizing a professional athlete without providing reasons . this way of giving information will make audience's feel biased but their feelings are not being touched. the media become more manipulative when they appeal to emotions.
c. starting a web form for a discussion about a new app. this is an objective way to deal with information. there are not feelings involved.
d. filing a complaint against a company for its bad service. this is a rational example. there are not any emotions involved.
answer: main idea (1) there is a tendency in our society to turn important decisions over to groups.
explanation: the other statements are examples to support the main idea.