Ow and why do our social ties influence our behaviors, attitudes, and decisions? Micro-mechanisms of interpersonal influence

This is a brief essay (2-4 pages) that both summarize (mimimal summary) assigned readings and provide comments, questions, analysis, and criticisms in response to them. It is designed to insure that you not only complete the reading but reflect on how themes from the texts relate to themes in lecture( How and why do our social ties influence our behaviors, attitudes, and decisions?…Micro-mechanisms of interpersonal influence)