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A defense attorney emphasizes to a jury that her client works full-time, supports his family, and enjoys leisure-time hobbies. Although none of this information is relevant to the trial, it is designed to make the defendant appear to be a typical member of the local community. The lawyer is most clearly seeking to take advantage of:



A. Functional Fixedness
B. Representativeness heuristics
C. Belief perseverance
D. Language acquisition device

This question is part of Psychology Exam: Memory, Thinking, Intelligence and Language
Asked by Katissuave, Last updated: Dec 18, 2019

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John Smith

John Smith

Answered May 11, 2017

Representativeness heuristics
 

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