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Attribution & Social Cognition

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Can you separate attribution from social cognition? Why or why not? [300 word count. In-text citation and sources needed. Write in 3rd person scholarly writing and no quotes.] This is a personally developed question not an assignment or home work.

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Due to the interrelationship between attribution and social cognition, it would be nearly impossible to separate attribution from social cognition. Attribution is the systematic psychological or mental process by which individuals seek to develop and utilize their own perceptive explanation for the causes of certain phenomenon, events, and/or the behavior of others. This process is highly dependent on that individual's particular mind state at the time that they are seeking to explain the interrelatedness between a given ...