According to attribution theory,Americans are likely to blame others' first when something goes wrong,but will point to their own when someting goes right

a) dispositional attributes;self-serving bias
b) self-serving bias;dispositional attributes
c) dispositional attributes;situatinal attributes
d) situational attributes ;situational atributes

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  1. I have a relative who blames Obama for everything wrong in the world, and for everything right, he takes credit.

    The basic rationale is that Obama is a dirty, low-down, lying, incompetent jerk, and he himself, has superior intelligence, vision, and judgement.

    I think a) is the better answer.

  2. Possibly these articles might help.

    I hope this helps a little more.

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