Attributions and the Correspondence Bias in Psychology: Definition & Dispositions vs. Situational Behavior - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of these is an example of a situational attribution?

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1. Which of these is an example of a dispositional attribution?

2. Correspondence bias occurs when _____.

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

This quiz and corresponding worksheet will help you gauge your understanding of attributions and the correspondence bias in psychology. Topics you'll need to know to pass the quiz include understanding the types of attributions and how to mitigate the correspondence bias.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

Use these assessment tools to assess your knowledge of:

  • Examples of the types of attribution
  • The characteristics of the correspondence bias and how to combat it
  • When the actor-observer difference occurs and how to combat it

Skills Practiced

This worksheet and quiz will let you practice the following skills:

  • Defining key concepts - ensure that you can accurately define main phrases, such as attributions and actor-observer difference
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important information from the related lesson on attributions and the correspondence bias in psychology
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information regarding how to overcome the correspondence bias and interpret it correctly
  • Distinguishing difference - differentiate between situational and dispositional attributions

Additional Learning

To learn more about the reasons people behave as they do, review the corresponding lesson on Attributions and the Correspondence Bias in Psychology. This lesson covers the following objectives:

  • Define 'attributions' and understand how we attribute reasons for others' behavior
  • Compare and contrast situational attributions and dispositional attributions
  • Explain the phenomenon of the correspondence bias
  • Explore an example of the actor-observer difference