LAB 11 - total number of times depends on the situation was...

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Running head: PERSON PERCEPTION Person Perception as a Function of the Fundamental Attribution Error Henry Mai Wayne State University PSY 1010, Section 044
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The purpose of this experiment was to see if and how the fundamental attribution error affects our perception of others, depending on how we perceive them. My hypothesis was that the less one knows a person, the more likely they are to attribute the behavior to the person being at fault, not situational circumstances. The total number of times “depends on the situation” was circled for Tiger Woods would was 2. The total of number of times “depends on the situation” was circled for Michelle Wright was 4. The
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Unformatted text preview: total number of times depends on the situation was circled for me was 8. The data shows that my hypothesis was correct. The more I knew a person, the more likely I was to attribute the characteristic to a specific situation, not to the person. For example, Tiger Woods is not a personal friends but all I know about her is what I see from the media, and my impression of her is based solely on that. However if I know more about the person such as my Instructor Michelle Wright, I based my opinions off of what I saw from lab. When it comes to me, it wasnt me, but the situation....
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