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    Fundamental Attribution Error Synopsis

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    What is a fundamental attribution error? Why do you think individuals make attribution errors?

    How do the concepts of personal space and territoriality differ across cultures? How is human territoriality different from that of nonhuman species?

    Abraham Lincoln once stated that selfishness prompts all good deeds; do you agree or disagree with this belief? Why?

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    Fundamental attribution error usually occurs when a miscommunication is attributed, "to dispositional variables, such as the sender's carelessness, poor attitude, or personality" (Vignovic, 2010). People make these errors based on their own biases. Either a person's race, gender, ethnicity, or even religion is not taken into factor for their disposition, behavior or attitude and is misconstrued during communication.

    Personal space and territoriality is the amount of comfortable area between you and another person, and the size varies between people and ...

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