Discussion board Assignment.
One social psychology theory is called Fundamental Attribution Error, a tendency to unfairly judge others for their character rather than as a result of the situation they are in. Click here to watch a short video explanation and view examples of the Fundamental Attribution Error.
After you have watched the video, answer the following questions:
- Tell about a time you made a judgement of someone’s personality without have a complete understanding of the reasons for their behavior. How did that impact your relationship with them? -OR-
- Tell about a time someone made a judgement about you without realizing the reasons for your behavior? Again, how did that impact your relationship with them?
- How might culutural or societal influences affect this situation?
- How can you combat Fundamental Attribution Error?