the impacts of cognition affect and behavior on attitude formation and think about the functions of attitudes
The Assignment (3â€“5 pages)
Explain at least two ways cognition, affect, and behavior impact attitude formation. Explain at least three functions attitudes serve. Support your response using both formal theoretical and empirical literature addressing attitude function.
Explain the extent to which you believe attitudes can have an impact on behavior.
Be specific and use the Learning Resources and the current literature to support your response.
Course Text: Hogg, M. A., & Cooper, J. M. (Eds.). (2007). The Sage handbook of social psychology (concise student ed.). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
Chapter 6, â€œAttitudes: Foundations, Functions, and Consequencesâ€
Chapter 9, â€œAttitude Changeâ€
Article: Albarracin, D., & Handley, I. M. (2011). The time for doing is not the time for change: Effects of general action and inaction goals on attitude retrieval and attitude change. Journal of Personality and Social Psychology, 100(6), 983â€“998.