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The Jones-Nisbett actor-observer effect—i.e. the tendency for persons to see their actions as due to situational causes while observers of the same actions ascribe them to the actor's personal dispositions


Seems similar to the effect where we ascribe good things in our life to our own actions, and bad things that happen to uncontrollable circumstances.

topic:: [[Cognitive Biases]]

Referred in

Actor-Observer attributional effect