CORRESPONDENCE

noun. With regard to attribution theory, the degree to which a noticeable action relations to a typical character trait in the acting person. Viewers have a strong propensity to overapproximate the actions with traits.

CORRESPONDENCE: "There was no correspondence between the man's actions and the events that occurred."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "CORRESPONDENCE," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/correspondence/ (accessed February 17, 2020).
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