Social Cognition: Impression, Behavior, Attraction, and Stereotyping

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Social Cognition: Impression, Behavior, Attraction, and Stereotyping
Social cognition refers to the study of “how people process social information” (Social Cognition, n.d.). And in this respect, social cognition concerns itself with a set of basic questions related to topics like impression formation, behavior attributions, interpersonal attraction, and stereotyping. Accordingly, the following report provides a detailed analysis and response to questions concerning: how and why people form impressions, how people make judgments about the causes of behavior, factors that determine whether people like each other, and how stereotyping affects people’s behaviors.
How and why people form impressions
People form impressions based on a composite...
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