PSY 230 DQ: Compare mechanistic and reciprocal interactionism - 18221

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Compare mechanistic and reciprocal interactionism.  Give an example of reciprocal interactionism (influences among a person, a situation, and a behavior).  Provide an example of mechanistic interactionism (a trait, a situation, and the relationship between a situation and trait).  Do you support one view over the other?  Why?

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Mechanistic interactions is where the person's trait produces one predictor, the situation produces another, and the interaction between the two prod