misattribution

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misattribution

(mis″a-trĭ-bū′shŏn)
A false, incorrect, or mistaken attribution, assignment, or ascription.
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In such situations, when participants were given the opportunity to misattribute their internal arousal (i.
Not only does he misattribute this statement (which comes from Wired journalist Michael Schrage), but Brookey really means to criticize binary genetic models, not digital ones.
SIR - In the BusinessWales editorial last Wednesday ("Morgan gives export opinion") I'm afraid you misattribute and misquote the famous definition of an ambassador.
For example, jurors may misattribute a latency in response time to a question, which is actually the amount of time the witness takes to control a hostile emotion, as a sign of incompetence.
Philip says: "The adrenaline starts flowing and we misattribute this to the things we're looking at, so we find them more exciting than we might without the music.
They misattribute the difficulty of understanding the speech to the truthfulness of the statements," said Keysar.
The ASA upheld the complaint and told Ryanair 'not to misattribute statistics in future advertisements'.
The ASA told bosses at Ryanair ``not to misattribute statistics in future adverts''.
It told the advertisers not to misattribute statistics in future advertisements.
Existing theories, until they grasp this, will not only misattribute what they call female sexuality to women as such, as if it is not imposed on women daily, they will participate in enforcing the hegemony of the social construct "desire," hence its product, "sexuality," hence its construct "woman," on the world.