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Jimin is trying to convince himself that it's ok to cheat on a test. Jimin is thinking things like, “This class is too hard. The teacher wants me to cheat! And the whole course is a waste of time. I shouldn't have to take it." Why is Jimin telling himself things like that? Group of answer choices Because Jimin is struggling with a self-fulfilling prophecy Because Jimin has developed disorganized attachment with his teacher, Mr. Suga Because Jimin is experiencing the actor-observer effect Because Jimin is feeling cognitive dissonance

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Jimin is experiencing cognitive dissonance.

  • Q: What is Jimin thinking? A: Jimin is thinking things like, “This class is too hard. The teacher wants me to cheat! And the whole course is a waste of time. I shouldn't have to take it.
  • Q: Why is Jimin telling himself things like that? A: Jimin is telling himself things like that because he is experiencing cognitive dissonance.