SITUATIONAL ATTRIBUTION

1. Attribution theory. The attributes of your behaviour to the external or circumstantial causes. 2. The ascription of an event to causes outside the person concerned. Also called environmental or external attribution. Compare dispositional attribution.

SITUATIONAL ATTRIBUTION: "Situational attribution looks at the outside influences causing us to act."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "SITUATIONAL ATTRIBUTION," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 13, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/situational-attribution/ (accessed July 28, 2019).
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