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Unformatted text preview: rent situations. Distinctiveness Shows different behaviors in different situations. Consensus: Response is the same as others to same situation. Consensus: Response is the same as others to same situation. Consensus: Consensus: Consistency: Responds in the same way over time. Consistency: Responds in the same way over time. Consistency: Consistency: Attribution Theory Attribution Theory Errors and Biases in Attributions Errors and Biases in Attributions Errors Fundamental Attribution Error The tendency to underestimate the influence of external factors and overestimate the influence of internal factors when making judgments about the behavior of others IIn general, we n general, we ttend to blame the end to blame the person ffirst, not person irst, not tthesituation. he situation. Errors and Biases in Attributions Errors and Biases in Attributions Self-Serving Bias Self-Serving The tendency for individuals to attribute their own successes to internal factors while putting the blame for failures on external factors Thought: When Thought: When students get an “A” on students get an “A” on an exam, they often an exam, they often...
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