Self-enhancing attribution biases as a function of objective response-outcome contingencies

Abstract

This experiment investigated whether causal attributions for success vary with differences in objective response-outcome contingencies. In a 2 ×2 factorial design, 96 college males performed either a solvable or an unsolvable intellectual task and then received either success feedback or no feedback. Thus, the success feedback was contingent or… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/BF01173314

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