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Correspondence inference theory

Attribute others behaviours based on three variables

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Degree of choice

did the person choose to act this way

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Expectation

If someone acts how you expect them to; less information is available

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Intended consequences

Considering the consequences for ones behaviour

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Covariation theory

Determine if we will attribute behaviour to dispositional or situational variables

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Consistency

Does the individual usually behave this way

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Distinctiveness

Does the individual behave differently in different situations

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Consensus

Do others behave similarly

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Fundamental attribution error

Overestimate dispositional factors and underestimate situational factors for others behaviour

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Actor observer effect

Much more aware of situational factors when attributing your own behaviour

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Above average effect

Identify dispositional causes for positive things but situational for failures

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Collectivist societies

Less likely to make the fundamental attribution error

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Non collectivist societies

More likely to make the FAE

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Factors that affect degree of attractiveness

Proximity: functional distance
Familiarity
Physical attractiveness
Others opinions

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Mere exposure effect

Tendency to be more positive towards something that is familiar

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Stereotypes

Cognitive

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Prejudice

Emotional

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Discrimination

Actions

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In group

Positive attitudes
Heterogenity

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Out group

Negative attitudes
Homogeneity

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Implicit processes

Automatic
Occur outside of our awareness without conscious thought

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Explicit processes

Controlled
We are aware of our actions with conscious thought

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False consensus effect

Belief that your thoughts are similar to others