Actor/observer bias refers to the tendency for actors to make external attributions and observers to make internal attributions. Actor/observer bias , moreover is the tendency to attribute the behavior of others to internal causes while attributing one's own behavior to external causes such as situations and circumstances

Related Articles

actor-observer difference at■■■■■■
actor-observer difference refers to a pattern of differences in attributions in which actors tend to . . . Read More
Correspondence bias at■■■■■■
Correspondence bias refers to the the tendency to assume that people’s actions and words reflect their . . . Read More
Attribution theory at■■■■■
- Attribution theory : Attribution theory refers to a theory that looks for regularities in the ways . . . Read More
Hostile attribution bias at■■■■
Hostile attribution bias refers to a tendency to assume that provocation is intentional. It is the tendency . . . Read More
Attributions at■■■■
Attributions refer to explanations or reasons that people make of the things that happen to them. - . . . Read More
Augmenting Principle at■■■■
Augmenting Principle  is a term used to refer to the tendency to attach greater importance to a potential . . . Read More
Relationship-enhancing style of attribution at■■■■
Relationship-enhancing style of attribution refers to the tendency of happy couples to attribute their . . . Read More
Distress-maintaining style of attribution at■■■■
Distress-maintaining style of attribution refers to the tendency of unhappy couples to attribute their . . . Read More
Pessimistic explanatory style at■■■■
Pessimistic explanatory style refers to a chronic tendency to explain negative events as due to internal, . . . Read More
Consistency information at■■■
Consistency information refers to information about the extent to which the behavior between one actor . . . Read More