Social Brain Research: The Emotional Attribution Error?

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In social brain research, the fundamental attribution error, is the inclination for individuals to put an undue emphasis on inner qualities of the person (character or expectation), as opposed to outer components, in clarifying someone else 's conduct in guaranteed. This diverges from deciphering one 's own conduct, where situational components are all the more effortlessly perceived and can be considered. In the conversation provided there is a clear violation of the fundamental attribution error which lead to the deterioration of the quality of the conversation. When we meet someone, our adaptive unconscious mind which is "always on" starts making appraisals. This is an involuntary act. The acknowledgment of what is happening and what …show more content…
Since the brain ideally requires time to critically analyze the situation all three of them should have talked and discussed calmly about the situations and how it can be handled. Since humans are lazy organisms they hardly make the effort to analyze and assess situations this leads to the downside of involuntary thinking. The cognitive unconscious mind communicates with the conscious mind in such a way that it helps prevent situations which are of three kinds, no threat, medium and high threat. Medium threat situations often lead us to making spontaneous decisions from our unconscious. In the conversation Dave, Ally and Jessica act impulsively which leads to the violation of the rules. Unconscious mind has a positive impact while we speak as we do not have to necessarily think of each and every word we have to say, the syntax and lexicon usually remains similar. For instance in the conversation Jessica is yelling at Dave when she says, “Dave! What did you say to her! God, you’re such a jerk!” before Dave could answer and explain the situation, Jessica used her preconceived notions and called Dave a jerk, this is negative

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