The Self And Interactions With The Environment

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Questions;

Humans interact with the environment through social cognition, social attention, and social heuristics. The self distinctly influence each of these environmental interactions. In this assignment, you will explore the relationship of the self to interactions with the environmental through social cognition, social attention, and social heuristics.

Discuss;

1. How the self influences social cognition. What role, if any, is played by self-regulation? What factors affect a favorable self-concept in relationships? Why? (Analyze cognitive processes used to understand ourselves and others.)

2. How nature and nurture influence cognitive development. How is social cognition influenced by nature and/or nurture? (Critically analyze the influence of nature and nurture on cognitive development.)

3.How the self influences social attention. What grabs your attention? Why? How do verbal and non-verbal expression influence your attention?

4. How the self influences social heuristics. How does the self influence which shortcuts are preferred in a given situation?

5.How the self influences social heuristics. How does the self influence which shortcuts are preferred in a given situation?

6.A discussion of individual assessment measures that could be applied in a research study to explore the relationship of the self to interactions with the environment through social cognition, social attention, and social heuristics. What properties of these measures make them reasonable for use in such a research study? (Evaluate and identify properties of psychometrically sound measures.)

Requirements;

At least 6 citations

All citations/referenced should not be older than 2015

Only scholarly articles are to be cited/referenced

APA format

1500-1750 words