Attribution theory

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Attribution theory

  • Heider proposed that when we observe someones behaviour we try and think of an explanation for this but we often make dispositional and situations errors. They are called Fundemental Attributional Errors (FAE)
  • Ross et al orgonized a quiz group 1 made the questions and were more likely to do better in the quiz despite knowing this group 2 rated group 1's intellegence higher. This is…


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