Lee Ross: Fundamental Attribution Error, Naïve Realism, and Politics

The Dissenter | 17 July 2019 | 0h 41m | Listen Later
Lee Ross has died at 78 (NY Times obituary). This 2019 interview discusses his work on fundamental attribution errors; the just world phenomenon; cultural differences in how people apply the fundamental attribution error; naïve realism, the false consensus effect, and objectivity in the eye of the beholder; reactive devaluation in the case of trying to solve a problem between opposing human groups or political parties; and possible ways to get around these human cognitive inclinations.

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