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What are the sources of error and bias in the attribution process?

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The error and bias in attribution are determined.

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Sources of error and bias in the attribution process:

Research into error and bias in the attribution process has provided a much more accurate account of how people actually make causal attributions.

Zebrowitz (1990) defines sources of bias as:

"The tendency to favour one cause over another when explaining some effect. Such favouritism may result in causal attributions that deviate from predictions derived from rational attribution principals, like ...

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