Which came first, the chicken or the egg?" If we believe that research findings should prevail over public opinion or common sense, then how do we respond effectively as researchers to ensure that bias from our own participation in public discourse is eliminated?
What is the history of social psychology? Provide evidence of social psychology's historic link to both psychology and sociology. (1) Locate significant events and people in the history of social psychology. (2) Provide evidence of social psychology's historic link to the fields of psychology and sociology. Identify significant
Attribution Bias/Attribution is a cognitive process in which all individuals engage in an attempt to understand causality or why things happen (Iatridis & Fousiani, 2009). In the attempts to assess causality, humans are far less than perfect and often make mistakes. Social psychologists have long studied the attribution process
Application of Theories/Attribution Theory is one of the hallmarks within the field of social cognition. Theories such as Heider's Naive Psychology Theory, Jones and Davis' Correspondent Inference Theory, and Kelley's Covariation Model provide seminal contributions to this field. Although these theories differ in level of comple
There are many people who have accomplished great peacemaking through various means. Choose someone you would consider a great peacemaker and evaluate the specific qualities they exhibit or exhibited that led to such spectacular peacemaking success.
In "How the Grinch Stole Christmas," consider the change in the Grinch's attitudes at the end of this story from a Social Psychology perspective: - How were the Grinch's attitudes formed in the first place? - How did the Who's manage to change his attitudes? What social psychology process played a role in his attit
Some researchers argue that a human's sense of self is not a single or one-dimensional construct but rather that people maintain possible or multiple selves. Possible selves are mental images that people have of themselves based on past experiences, future expectations, and current functioning. According to some, these possible
Social psychologists contend that a human can organize his or her understanding of the self in multiple ways, including formation of the self-concept and the use of self-schemas, self-esteem, and self-efficacy. Such self distinctions are supported through research depicting three main self functions, including reflexive consciou
There are times when the results of research from social psychologists differ from the widely held beliefs of people and from what some would call common sense. When the results of research and widely held beliefs and/or common sense are in conflict, social psychologists suggest that the results of their research should sway pub
Social psychology research is based on developing answers to questions. What are some the processes social psychologists use to answer questions? Should the results of research be considered as the cause and proof of behavior? [250 word count. Provide in text citations and sources. Citations and sources should not be part of wor
Explain the relationship among and between critical thinking skills, achieving goals, and affecting social change.
Give a description of sexual and gender identity disorder and explain the disorder from two or more causal viewpoints. Please be specific.
Understanding the dual modes of social cognitive processing requires a thorough understanding of the current literature. Many fields outside of social psychology also apply research methods designed to study dual modes of social cognitive processing, such as when marketing research examines the impact of subliminal message primi
Human beings process information on a regular basis both automatically (unconscious processing) and in a controlled (conscious processing) or goal-directed manner. These dual modes of social cognitive processing influence your perception of others and social behavior. The research within the field of social psychology reveals th
I have a question regarding the history of social psychology. I have reviewed the history by date, but I am unsure of how to answer this question and need help getting started. Question: Select three key points in the evolution of social psychology that are paramount to the field. Include one element of Lewins' influence on sit
What do you believe is the most important skill for your success during your doctoral pursuit? Why? At least 300 words. (Research is not required to support your conclusions but appreciated.)
Do you believe anti-social behavior in children is psychologically based or psychologically illustrated? Response to be at least 300 words with in text citations and reference given. Reference should be excluded from word count] This is a self made questions and not home work school assignment.
Many people have noted that television is very fond of case study types of programming. In most of these cases, the plot lines are scripted, but at the very least, shows like Survivor on CBS were popular because they intended to show people in a different habitat. Any thoughts on this type of programming? About 100 words would b
Give a brief description of the trend or direction on the way counselors administer, score, and interpret assessments. Explain the considerations and challenges for the use of assessment in that area. Be specific, and provide examples to justify your response. Also, find a journal article on the future trend or direction on the
Briefly describe a mental health counselor job and explain why you think it could be a good choice for a woman. Explain any insights you have regarding areas of personal/professional development.
Article Review: Conflict Between the Sexes: Strategic Interference and the Evocation of Anger and Upset
Critically assess the research question that is addressed in the article "Conflict Between the Sexes: Strategic Interference and the Evocation of Anger and Upset" by David M. Buss. What is the hypothesis of the study? The methodology including sample, setting, procedures, and materials? The key findings reported and the conclusi
Define and discuss the theory of schemata and the organization.
Briefly describe an achievement assessment (you can select any). Explain how the test reviews of the achievement assessment compare to the standards for assessments (operational definition of terms, norming methods, reliability, validity, measures of error, and generalizability). Provide an APA citation of the article you select
Can you help me with: - Definition of Diversity and diverse populations - Correlation of social psychology and diversity how do they come together - Examples of real world diversity
What do the studies on cognitive maps involving rats, bees, and pigeons teach us about human cognition? Give some examples of how we use cognitive maps in a similar way as the creatures in the experiments do.
What is the relationship between arousal and behavior? Does this relationship impact performance and affect?
Question: How do Google's corporate values and goals concerning employees, customers, and the business combine to create job satisfaction and motivate the people who work there? Is this a model every business should adopt? Key aspects: - Define the problem: What are google's key goals and values? - Analyze the cause: To
Issue Analysis 17, "Does True Altruism Exist?" located in Taking Sides.3 ed I need help summarizeing both arguments discussed in Issue 17 and Evaluate each argument based on the article and some life experiences. Determine with which concept you agree with and provide the rationale for your determination In reading the a
The assignment: At-Risk Children Create a document that has three clearly defined sections (listed below), and that totals no more than 3 pages in length. - Research Question(s). State the research question(s) you are proposing to study. - Qualitative Research Orientation. Clearly state why a qualitative method would
Please help me with the following questions: 1. Compare and contrast the concepts of conformity and obedience. 2. Analyze a classical study concerning the effect of group influence on the self. 3. Analyze a contemporary example of the effect that group influence has on the self 4. Analyze individual and societal influences