Unformatted text preview: 2. We favor negative impressions 3. We judge ourselves more charitably/our failures come from someone else 4. Self serving bias – our success is by us, failure is from others 5. Fundamental attribution error – hard to recognize other’s failures as not being their own fault 6. We assume others ment to act the way they did 7. Over attribution error – using one characteristic to explain everything 8. Visual Perceptions – influenced by expectations 9. Influenced by the obvious – excessive earrings must mean they have problems 10. We assume others are like us Mind Reading Defenses 1. Why are you mad at me? “who said I was mad?” 2. What’s the matter with you? “who said anything was the matter?” 3. Come on now, tell the truth “who said I’m lying?” a. All have attributions, not the best way to communicate...
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- Spring '09
- Social Psychology, Fundamental Attribution Error, perceptions control belief, recent experience controls, thought Stereotype Categorize