Attribution Outline

Attribution Outline - I Five Axioms of Social Psychology II...

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Unformatted text preview: I. Five Axioms of Social Psychology II. Research Methodology III. Social Cognition A. 3 Models of Cognitive Processing B. Cognitive Schemas C. Errors in Social Thinking D. Memory Erros E. Automatic and Controlled Processes F. How we Explain Events Monday Oct. 11, 2010 Explaining Events with Attribution • ________________ – assigning a cause for an event or behavior • What prompts attribution? – Unexpected events – – Goal - gain sense of control Attribution Theory - Fritz Heider • Fundamental distinction in attribution theory: ____________ causes (the Person) ____________ causes (the Situation) • This distinction has important consequences for our reactions and responses to these events How do we Make Attributions? • An __________ Approach An __________ Approach – Attributional Heuristics • A __________ (controlled) Approach A __________ (controlled) Approach – Kelly’s Covariation Model (p. 108 of your text) Food Drive Example • Who do you know that would be most likely to donate? • Why do you know that would be least likely to donate? Food Drive Example: Your Intuitions MOST LIKELY PERSON LEAST LIKELY PERSON MAP + REMINDER: A B Food Drive Example: Your Intuitions MOST LIKELY PERSON LEAST LIKELY PERSON MAP + REMINDER: NO MAP OR REMINDER A C B D Attributional Heuristics • Making attributions for Making attributions for other’s other’s...
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This note was uploaded on 03/27/2012 for the course PSYCH 6 taught by Professor Devers during the Spring '12 term at UCSD.

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Attribution Outline - I Five Axioms of Social Psychology II...

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