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Unformatted text preview: Observer- person who is doing the explaining One person can be both o Types of Explanations Internal Reflects personality and tells something about the person Behavior is voluntary Facilitates prediction of future behavior (provides a sense of control) External Explanation based on the environment; says little about person Does not facilitate prediction of future behavior Doesnt say much about the actors personality o Correspondent Inference Theory Notion that you correspond what you see with how you make inferences about person Behavior corresponds with person, infer disposition from behavior Correlate what we see with what were getting from that person 1. Choice- behavior is freely chosen 2. Expectedness: when behavior deviates from norms 3. Consequences: when behavior doesnt lead to positive consequences...
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- Fall '10
- Social Psychology