Concluding Remarks at the Second Annual Conference on Attribution and Personality Theory
Although I was spared the task of preparing a paper for this conference, I have asked Dr. Zelen if I could have a few moments to make some general remarks. First, I would like to express my deep appreciation for the kind words that have been said about the various aspects of my career in social psychology. Since I have always considered myself a student of the role of vanity in human affairs, I can hardly pretend that such remarks were truly embarrassing. In fact, my own research on ingratiation should tell you that, since I have convinced myself that you have nothing to gain from me, I should be inclined to believe your kind words even though they are obviously not true.
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