attributional complexity

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attributional complexity (plural attributional complexities)

  1. (psychology) An individual difference (can be thought of as a personality variable) referring to the extent that an individual prefers complex explanations for behavior.
    • 2006. Horhota, M., & Blanchard-Fields, F. Social Cognition, 24(3), 310-337.
      Do beliefs and attributional complexity influence age-differences in the correspondence bias?