Question of the Day: GRE Subject Test: Psychology
Alan is working on an important computer project at work, when suddenly the building loses power, and Alan's computer shuts off. Alan goes home upset because he could not finish his project, and later that evening yells at his son for dropping a plate of food.
Alan is most closely demonstrating which of the following?
Fundamental attribution error
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