Write a response (500 words) Social media has a significant impact in our society. How might this influence our social attributions? Explain. Does social media influence our internal attributes or external attributes? Why or why not? Which theoretical position best describes how modern technology affects how people infer causal relationships and the dispositional characteristics of others? Support your choice.
- This assignment requires that at least three additional scholarly research sources related to this topic, and at least one in-text citation from each source be included.
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Ramasubramanian, S. (2011). The impact of stereotypical versus counterstereotypical media exemplars on racial attitudes, causal attributions, and support for affirmative action. Communication Research, 38(4), 497-516. doi:10.1177/0093650210384854