Attribution and Stereotypes”

Attribution and Stereotypes” Respond to one BOTH of the following discussion topics:

  • According to the textbook, fundamental attribution error occurs when we focus less on the situation we are in and more on personal characteristics to describe behavior. Provide one (1) example of the primary manner in which situational and dispositional attributions differ. Explain at least one (1) reason why these errors in judgment may cause problems in evaluating behavior.
  • After taking the Implicit Associations Test in this week’s guidance, discuss your results, and whether you feel they were accurate, and why. Finally, identify the one (1) approach that you believe would be the most effective way for society to reduce stereotypes. Provide a rationale for your response.