The self-perception theory is a psychological theory that explains how people form their attitudes and beliefs. The theory proposes that people do not have direct access to their own attitudes and beliefs, and must infer them based on their own behavior and the situation they are in. This means that people may form their attitudes and beliefs based on how they behave and what they say, rather than on their true feelings and beliefs.
The self-perception theory is based on the idea that people are not always aware of their own attitudes and beliefs, and that they may not always be able to accurately report on them. This can happen because people’s attitudes and beliefs may be unconscious or may be influenced by their behavior and the situation they are in.