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One important area in social psychology is attribution theory. Explain in your own words what we mean by the fundamental attribution error. Next, describe a situation from your own life where there was a misunderstanding between two people. Finally, explain how the fundamental attribution error contributed to each person’s explanation of what happened. Keep in mind the difference between internal and external attributions.
Answer the following question.
Do you think you would behave differently if facing the same situation at this point in your life? Why or why not?