Fundamental attribution error states that most individuals will make an impression when presented with a new situation and not revise this impression in the future, even with the addition of new information.
What does FAE stand for?
FAE stands for Fundamental Attribution Error
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We have 95 other meanings of FAE in our Acronym Attic
- Foyer d'Action Éducative (French: Foster Educational Action)
- Frei Aber Einsam (referring to a Brahms sonata for violin and piano)
- Frein d'Aide à l'Exploitation (French: Brake Assistance, Operations)
- Fuel-Air Explosive
- Fujikura Automotive Europe (Fujikura Ltd.; Japan)
- Fujitsu Advanced Engineering (Japan)
- Fumaric Acid Ester
- Functional Abilities Evaluation (Canada)
- Functional Accessibility Evaluator (software)
- Functional Area Evaluator
- Sorvag (Faeroe Islands, Denmark)
- Force Aérienne Belge (Belgian Air Force)
- Fuel Air Explosive/System
- Fatty Acid Elongation 1 (gene)
- Federation of ASEAN Economic Associations
- Finnish Adult Education Association (Finland)
- Florida Art Education Association
- Foundation for Academic Excellence and Access (educational motivation and assistance; India; est. 2002)
- Fundación Alimentos Ecológicos Argentinos (Spanish: Argentinian Food Ecology Foundation)
- Fédération Agro-Écologie du Bénin (French: Agro-Ecology Federation of Benin)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The fundamental attribution error (FAE) is a person's tendency to "overestimate personal factors and underestimate situational factors in explaining others' behavior" (p.
Fundamental attribution error and hindsight biases are examples, but there are many others that figure prominently in accidents.
This judgmental behavior, which may affect both our interaction with the patient and the treatment, is called fundamental attribution error.
In congruence with the traditional stereotyping models, the fundamental attribution error will also prejudice the leader's focus internally for both subordinate success and failure.