Submitted by melanie0o 1020d ago | opinion piece

Psychology and Gaming: The Fundamental Attribution Error

Communication and flexibility are extremely important when it comes to team games. One particular psychological phenomenon frequently comes up in multiplayer gaming and often leads to verbal harassment and match losses. It’s called the fundamental attribution error, and it’s especially noticeable in games like League of Legends, Dota 2, or Counter Strike where the actions of your teammates are clearly visible. This article explains what the fundamental attribution error is and how you can avoid it. (Counterstrike, Culture, Dota 2, Industry, League of Legends, PC, PS3, Xbox 360)

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