not a third person, it’s the other person you are talking to opinion on you If you know other people who have good opinion on someone, you are most likely to think the same thing they have an influence The gnomes are a collectivist society. Would they be more or less likely to make the fundamental attribution error? Why - They would be less likely because cultural differences, if its collectiveness society, you are most likely to do things as a group, but if it’s an individual society it’s like one man for themselves. - It’s more of a “we” society Correspondent Inference Theory: - Degree of control how much control a person has - An example, if you develop feelings for a movie actor - Expectation how expected something is - If you see a group of priests in the bar and see it’s an uncommon behaviour, you have to think of reasons why they would come to a bar - Intended Consequences what’re they trying to do with their behaviour - Example, you want to know the intentions behind their behaviour
Covariation Theory: How a person’s behaviour can be attributed to either personal disposition or situational circumstances 1) Consistency: does the person usually behave like that across multiple situations do they always have troubles with computers Is the problem with the person? Or the computer?
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