The Causal Structure of Situations : The Generation of Plausible Causal Attributions as a Function of Type of Event Situation

  title={The Causal Structure of Situations : The Generation of Plausible Causal Attributions as a Function of Type of Event Situation},
  author={Craig and A.. and Anderson and Rice},
The causal structures for each of four types of situations-interpersonal failure, noninterpersonal failure, interpersonal success, and noninterpersonal successwere explored and compared. A first group of subjects generated plausible causes for five specific situations in each of the four general types of situations. A second group of subjects provided similarity data on these causes, which were used in a cluster analysis of the causes. A third group of subjects rated the generated causes on… CONTINUE READING

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