Describe social psychological theory and research that explains these principles.

This assignment is based on the cultural artifact you selected in Week 1 of the course. In this assignment, you will analyze your selection and explain the relevant social thinking principles illustrated therein. Although not a comprehensive list, the following concepts may be appropriate to consider: attribution, belief perseverance, confirmation bias, heuristics, cognitive dissonance, self-esteem, impression management, and so on.

Prior to beginning work on this assignment, read Chapter 2 and Chapter 3 of the textbook. – Aronson, E. (with Aronson, J.). (2018). The social animal (12th ed.). Worth.

In your paper,

Assess the artifact for relevant social thinking principles.
Describe social psychological theory and research that explains these principles.
Refer to your textbook to discern applicable theory and research, and seek outside sources to supplement your understanding of relevant concepts.
Relate these principles to your own unique experiences, considering personal and social identities as well as cultural context.

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