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The Fundamental Attribution Error in American Politics

Something that is rampant in current political discourse especially among Progressives engaged in their uncivil war: “In social psychology, the f\Fundamental Attribution Error, also known as the correspondence bias or attribution effect, is the tendency for people to place an … Continue reading

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Overturning the Fundamental Attribution Error of Social Psychology

The “fundamental attribution error” beloved of social psychologists suggests we attribute too much of other peoples’ behavior to their character and disposition, but not enough to the social situation facing them. So on a remote hiking trail we stop to … Continue reading

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