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Unformatted text preview: Internal attribution She is an unpleasant person – why is he with her? Low consistency – how they’re acting now is different from how they usually act Situational – this doesn’t define her – she had a bad day External attribution Distinctiveness How is the person acting in this situation vs. how the person acts in other similar situations over time (how does she act on this date vs. how does she act on dates with other men) High distinctiveness – the way she’s treating him is different from the way she treats other men External attribution It’s something he’s doing to make her act this way Low distinctiveness – the way she’s treating him is the same as the way she treats other men Internal attribution She’s unpleasant...
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- Spring '12
- external attribution, internal attribution, External attribution Distinctiveness, men External attribution, men Internal attribution