List the causal attributions you think people may give for their level of success or failure.
Weiner’s attribution model LOCUS OF CAUSALITY DIMENSION S T A B I L I T Y D I M E N S I O N Internal attribution External attribution Stable attribution Unstable attribution ABILITY TASK DIFFICULTY EFFORT LUCK
Weiner’s attribution model: reasons why I won my tennis match! LOCUS OF CAUSALITY DIMENSION S T A B I L I T Y D I M E N S I O N Internal attribution External attribution Stable attribution Unstable attribution I played better than her today She is younger than me and inexperienced I trained really hard up to the game I was lucky at match point; the umpire gave me a line call.
TASK 2: Copy out Weiner’s model and add examples of causal attributions: reasons why we lost the rugby game!
Task 4: Categorise the statements below using Weiner’s two dimensional model. Use the grids below!
‘ Our year 8 Hockey team is not really good enough to win the county cup’
‘ The rain caused the match to be abandoned and saved us’
‘ We did the best we could’
‘ I wasn't that bothered about winning today’
‘ I'm not a good gymnast’
‘ Our opposition were more skilful than us’
‘ The sweeper misjudged the tackle and allowed the forward to go on and score’