PSYC 100 Fall 2008 MadiganPage 1Paper #3:Social Influence and Social CognitionInstructionsSame general idea as Paper #1: A description of TWOpersonal experiences involving a phenomenon of social influence and a phenomenon of social cognition (one of each), along with an analysis of them in terms of psychological research and theory. Sample topics can include:• Attribution Theory • Attitude Formation and Change• Persuasion• Cognitive Dissonance • Conforming•Helping•Impression Formation•Behavior in GroupsReview Chapters 13 and 14 in the textbook for other topics, examples, and analytical tools.An example of social cognition can be found in Chapter 13 and one of social influence can be found in Chapter 14. For a given example, it is possible that concepts from both chapters might apply.Paper FormatYour paper should be organized as follows:1. Section 1.A briefintroduction that describes the purpose and content of the paper. This section should not consist of a long list of definitions.
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