Self-Serving Attributions: Definition, Bias & Examples - Quiz & Worksheet


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Which of these is an example of an internal attribution?

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1. Which of these is an example of an external attribution?

2. Why do people make attributions with self-serving bias?

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About This Quiz & Worksheet

The quiz and worksheet combination will help you see what you know about self-serving attributions. You will be tested on topics like internal attribution and external attribution.

Quiz & Worksheet Goals

During the assessments, you will be tested on:

  • What attributions can do
  • Identifying examples of internal and external attribution
  • Why attributions are made
  • Self-serving bias

Skills Practiced

  • Information recall - access the knowledge you've gained regarding self-serving attributions
  • Knowledge application - use your knowledge to answer questions about examples of different attribution types
  • Critical thinking - apply relevant concepts to examine information about how we perceive our successes and failures in a different light

Additional Learning

To learn more about attributions, study the lesson called Self-Serving Attributions: Definition, Bias & Examples. The lesson will cover the following objectives:

  • Examine an example of self-serving bias
  • Understand how people sometimes make incorrect attributions
  • Differentiate between internal and external attributions