What is NAIVE ANALYSIS OF ACTION?

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in the context of attribution theory, the NAoA is a set of principles or rules which lay people use to determine whether another person, typically a confederate caused a certain action.

NAIVE ANALYSIS OF ACTION: "The naive analysis of action is a collection of principles or rules which participants can used to determine the causation of an action during a study."

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