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anally retentive

 commonlyabbreviated to "anal", is used conversationally to describe a person with such attention todetail that the obsession becomes an annoyance to others, andcan be carried out to the detriment of the anal-retentive person.

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September 27th 2021

actor/observer biases

 theserefer to the tendency for (a) ‘actors’ to explain their own behaviour in situationalterms and (b) observers to explain the behaviour of others in dispositional (person) terms.