This is not a paper. This is a discussion question for Social Psychology class. Must be 150-200 words and must cite work.
“Attribution and Stereotypes” Respond to one (1) 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.
- Explain the formation of stereotypes. Next, 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.