29th June 2020


What's the difference between situational and dispositional Behaviour?

Situational attributions basically say that a person's actions are due to the situation that they are in. Dispositional attributions, on the other hand, say that a person's actions are due to their disposition, or personality.

Also asked, what is the difference between dispositional and situational attribution?

The difference between dispositional attribution and situational attribution is that dispositional attribution is the explanation that behavior is because of internal causes inside one's self like personal traits while situational attribution is the explanation that behavior is because of the social pressure in one's

Beside above, what are examples of situational factors?

Situational Factors are any outside elements that can influence children's behavior, including such things:
  • illness in the family,
  • divorce,
  • geographic relocations,
  • deaths (of people or even of pets),
  • birth order of the children,
  • socio-economic level,
  • holidays,
  • and even vacations.

What is an example of informational social influence?

An example of normative social influence is peer pressure. You conform to what other people are doing so you can be accepted and avoid social ridicule. Informational social influence is when you conform despite disagreeing with the behavior others are doing.

How do situational factors affect personality?

Examples of situational factors are your environment, work and school, and the people around you. The opposite is dispositional factors that are are individual characteristics that influence behavior and actions in a person like personality traits, temperament, and genetics.
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