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Attribution

The assignment of cause. For example, if one attributes a statement to a CEO, one says the CEO made the statement. Likewise, if one attributes a market bounce to GDP growth, one says the GDP growth caused the bounce.
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An attributional theory of achievement motivation and emotion.
While the previous study helps us understand the importance of the attributional style of the evaluator in impression formation and supports the claim that one is already at a disadvantage when being evaluated by a pessimist, researchers have largely ignored another aspect of thought that could also be related to impression formation: The need for cognitive closure.
Responsibility judgments and responses to people living with AIDS in China: Testing an attributional perspective.
Parental perceptions and understandings of their children are essential for belief formation which was focused in our study to obtain qualitative information about parents' attributional styles (Mesurado and Richaud de Minzi, 2013).
Based on the above, this study aimed to investigate the interrelationship between attachment, maltreatment and attributional styles in different age groups.
Relationship of cognitive attributional style and academic performance among a predominantly hispanic college student population.
Verbal Abuse and Internalizing Problems in Early Adolescence: Negative Attributional Style as Mediator
In addition, it was predicted that team identification would moderate the attributional bias of these groups of fans for both sets of attributes.
External attributional style/locus of control and sexual risk perception.
Attributional theory has gained a leading position in social psychology and then tune into the psychology of religion.
interests, however, attributional parenthood differs in the posthumous
On the sales tax side, attributional nexus legislation and audit positions fuel litigation across the nation more than 20 years after Quill, the U.