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Synonyms for theory

Synonyms for theory

abstract reasoning

a belief used as the basis for action


something taken to be true without proof

Synonyms for theory

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Attribution theory holds that, in addition to the influence of the cognitions just discussed, anger can serve as a strong influence on decisions (Weiner, 1995, 2006).
Attribution theory provides theoretical underpinning for the hypothesis H3 which combines several predictions regarding respondents' attributions about the verbal abuse scenarios.
Attribution theory describes the hypothesized process by which individuals interpret events and behaviors and make causal explanations for answering why things happen.
Attribution theory emerged from the social psychology realm.
This study examines the types of feedback statements teachers use during mathematics instruction, and considers the implications for student motivation and achievement from the perspective of attribution theory.
Attribution Theory was developed to "explain how people use information to make attributions for the outcomes of others" (Martinko & Thomson, 1998, p.
General attribution theory for the psychology of religion: The influence of event-character on attributions to God.
His model combines concepts and tools from theory of mind, attribution theory, cognitive studies, and neuroscience.
Two theories that show promise in explaining a broad spectrum of phenomena are attribution theory and coping theory.
The Attribution Theory, an early theory of leadership, stated that leadership is simply an acknowledgment that people make about other individuals' behaviors.
It then explores the usefulness of attribution theory in explaining events and behaviour.
Based on these findings, the study provides some validations of using an attribution theory as the theoretical framework on the study of academic achievement satisfaction.
Attribution Theory research examines the relationship between students' beliefs about the causes of success or failure and the ways those beliefs influence achievement, expectations for success and self-concept, as well as other psychological and behavioral aspects.
Two theories that address the relational nature of leadership in organizational settings are attribution theory (Green and Mitchell, 1979) and leader-member exchange (LMX) theory (Dansereau et al.
Using attribution theory to understand the social and academic motivation in African American youth.