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Cognitive understanding to thoughts and beliefs

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Is it our background, upbringing, conditions or circumstances that point us in the direction of the things that we think and believe or is it something else?

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Thoughts and beliefs- what factors impact them?

Cognitive conceptualization
- Core beliefs are formed by our childhood, people of influence (ie. parents, relatives, friends) and the "world" we live in (ie. SES, white , middle class culture)
- Core beliefs ...

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A cognitive way to conceptualize thoughts and beliefs and the impact of upbringing and life situation is examined.