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question 1. After reviewing the assigned materials, explore the various advertizing, social and psychological factors that contributed to the rise of consumerism in the 20th century
question 2 2a. After reviewing the assigned materials, elaborate on 4 key recent psychology related research findings about sustainable consumer behaviors.
2b. Compare and contrast the impact of consumerism versus sustainable consumer behaviors in your own life. Please provide specific examples.