Attribution Structure


Journal Articles

Anderson, C.A. (1983). The causal structure of situations: The generation of plausible causal attributions as a function of type of event situation. Journal of Experimental Social Psychology, 19, 185-203.

Anderson, C.A., Horowitz, L.M., & French, R. (1983). Attributional style of lonely and depressed people. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45, 127-136.

Anderson, C.A. (1983). Motivational and performance deficits in interpersonal settings: The effect of attributional style. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 45, 1136-1147.

Anderson, C.A. (1985). Actor and observer attributions for different types of situations: Causal structure effects, individual differences, and the dimensionality of causes. Social Cognition, 3, 323-340.

Anderson, C.A., Jennings, D.L., & Arnoult, L.H. (1988). Validity and utility of the attributional style construct at a moderate level of specificity. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 55, 979-990.

Anderson, C.A., & Arnoult, L.H. (1989). An examination of perceived control, humor, irrational beliefs, and positive stress as moderators of the relation between negative stress and health. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 10, 101-117.

Anderson, C.A., & Sedikides, C. (1991). Thinking about people: Contributions of a typological alternative to associationistic and dimensional models of person perception. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 60, 203-217.

Anderson, C.A., & Deuser, W.E. (1991). Science and the reformulated learned helplessness model of depression. Psychological Inquiry, 2, 14-19.

Anderson, C.A., & Riger, A.L. (1991). A controllability attributional model of problems in living: Dimensional and situational interactions in the prediction of depression and loneliness. Social Cognition, 9, 149-181.

Anderson, C.A. (1991). How people think about causes: Examination of the typical phenomenal organization of attributions for success and failure. Social Cognition, 9, 295-329.

Deuser, W.E., & Anderson, C.A. (1995). Controllability attributions and learned helplessness: Some methodological and conceptual problems. Basic and Applied Social Psychology, 16, 297-318.

Krull, D.S., & Anderson, C.A. (1997). The process of explanation. Current Directions, 6, 1-5.

Anderson, C.A., & Lindsay, J. (1998). The development, perseverance, and change of naive theories. Social Cognition, 16, 8-30.

Book Chapters and Other Publications

Anderson, C.A., & Weiner, B. (1992). Attribution and attributional processes in personality. In G. Caprara & G. Heck (Eds.) Modern personality psychology: Critical reviews and new directions. (pp. 295-324). New York: Harvester Wheatsheaf.

Anderson, C.A., & Deuser, W.E. (1993). The primacy of control in causal thinking and attributional style: An attributional functionalism perspective. Chapter in G. Weary, F. Gleicher, & K. Marsh (Eds.) Control motivation and social cognition. (pp. 94-121). New York: Springer-Verlag.

Anderson, C.A., Krull, D. S., & Weiner, B. (1996). Explanations: Processes and consequences. Chapter in E.T. Higgins & A.W. Kruglanski (Eds.). Social psychology: Handbook of basic principles. (pp. 271-296). NY: Guilford Press.

Dill, J.C., & Anderson, C.A.  (1999).  Loneliness, Shyness, and Depression:  The Etiology and Interrelationships of Everyday Problems in Living (pp. 93-125).  Chapter in T. Joiner  and J.C. Coyne (Eds.) The interactional nature of depression: Advances in interpersonal approaches.  Washington, D.C.: American Psychological Association.

Krull, D.S., & Anderson, C.A. (in press). Cognitive psychology of explanation. To appear in N.J. Smelser & P.B. Baltes (Eds.), International Encyclopedia of the Social and Behavioral Sciences. Pergamon Press.

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