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International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research  
International Journal of Scientific & Technology Research

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Twilight: An Illustration Of A Potentially Negative Social Influence

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Amber Griggs



Cognitive Dissonance, Marketing, Psychology, Social Influence, Social Programming, Sociology, Twilight Series, Media.



Using the classic example of the series Twilight, we can see how society plays a critical role in our thought process, and examine the dangers it can create by leaving some vulnerable to negative lifestyles. Taking a closer look at the science behind how our brain processes information, we can see how problems may arise. Addictions caused by social programming leaves much concern for those who experience the cognitive dissonance created by their surroundings. It is our social responsibility to ensure people are not establishing unhealthy lifestyles or destructive behaviors. By understanding the mechanics of the mind, we can help find healthy solutions for fantasy to be enjoyed without interrupting the livelihood of others.



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