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Major Events that Have Influenced the Field of Social Psychology

Some major events or trends that have influenced the field of social psychology and why you think their influence is important. Then, discuss a recent event or trend that you think has the potential to inspire a line of research in social psychology. Specify the types of questions that research in this area might seek to answer and describe how the results of this research might be best applied.

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First of all, as you discuss some major events or trends that have influenced the field of social psychology, I want to focus how alternative lifestyles in terms of gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgendered clients, especially now with gay marriages becoming more prevalent, have impacted the field. I think their influence is important because counselors must understand these clients in order to address their unique needs.

Then, as you discuss a recent event or trend that you think has the potential to inspire a line of research in social psychology, I think that the topic of assessing how to best counsel same-sex clients who are adopting kids, especially gay ...

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This solution discusses trends in alternative lifestyles that have influenced the field of social psychology in approximately 300 words with three APA references.

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