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Question 37: A. Many of those who are racked with self-doubt often seek confirmation of their distorted self-perception.
B. This seems logical as those with a negative self-image would be just the ones who would want to overcompensate.
C. The reason for their behaviour is the desire for coherence: if others respond in a way that confirms their self-image, then the world is as it should be.
D. In some cases, individuals actually provoke others to respond negatively to them, in order hear their own bleak view of themselves.
Option A states that those who lack confidence in themselves "often seek confirmation" of this.
We see that option D relates to the same idea: some even go to the extent of provoking others to confirm their negative self-image.
Option C states the reason for this behaviour--the desire for "coherence".
ADC makes a cogent paragraph.
Option B talks about those who have a negative self-image wanting to "overcompensate". This does not relate to any of the other sentences.
The question is " Choose the Sentence that does not fit in "
Choice B is the correct answer.
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