91508notes - Consequences of Attribution Ones expectancy of future performance will depend on stability Internal attribution is stable Increased

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9/15/2008 Consequences of Attribution One’s expectancy of future performance will depend on stability o Internal attribution is stable Increased ability to predict future Want to make internal attribution o External attribution is an unstable attribution Unchanged ability to predict the future A Rational Theory(Kelleys) Consensus information o Do or would most other people behave this way in this situation?(is everyone doing the same thing at all times in this situation?) Distinctive information o Does this person behave this way in other (different) situations as well? Consistency information o Does this person do this particular thing every time in this particular situation (consistency over time) and in similar circumstances (consistency over examples)? Covariation Model Three guiding principles: Consensus Distinctiveness Consistency i.e.-Britney Spears…. How do other people
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This note was uploaded on 09/20/2008 for the course PSYCH 280 taught by Professor Madon during the Spring '07 term at Iowa State.

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91508notes - Consequences of Attribution Ones expectancy of future performance will depend on stability Internal attribution is stable Increased

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