There are lots of specific kinds of social situations that might be considered "commons dilemmas" or "public goods dilemmas" or, more broadly, "social dilemmas." Our readings in our applied social psychology class (particularly the articles by Hardin and by Van Vugt) highlighted some such situations. Can you think of any oth
Compare and contrast Goffman's Symbolic Interactionism theory with Sigmund Freud's Psychoanalytic theory as related to the interaction of an individual in society.
See attachment. Why do bad relationships tend to last longer than good relationships? In other words, a "bad" relationship may be described as one person seemingly contributes far more to the relationship than the other, often times experiencing disappointment the other mate fails to give equally. A "good" relationship is one
I have questions re: this article: ? What is the purpose of the study? ? What is the problem, theory, and/or research context that gave rise to the study. ? What is the research question(s) and major hypotheses. ? What are the methods used: e.g., subjects, measures, & procedures. ? What are the analyses and findings:
A Meta-Analysis of Outcome Studies Comparing Bona Fide Psychotherapies: Empirically, "All Must Have Prizes"
I have questions re this article: ? What is the purpose of the study? ? What is the problem, theory, and/or research context that gave rise to the study. ? What is the research question(s) and major hypotheses. ? What are the methods used: e.g., subjects, measures, & procedures. ? What are the analyses and findings:
I was just thinking about the articles on social loafing and how they may relate to personality. The articles mentioned that individuals with more incentive and motivation are less likely to loaf and more likely to put in maximal effort relative to those with no or less motivation. Perhaps individuals who are more motivated rely
Strahan et al. (2002) talks about ways in which social psychological findings can be exploited to improve the labelling on cigarette packages. But surely that's not the only domain in which social psychological findings can be applied to improve the packaging of products that have implications for health. Lots of other product
Most times when social psychologists talk about expectation effects and self-fulfilling prophecies (e.g., Rosenthal, 2003), they emphasize the dangers that are implicit in these phenomena. And surely there are bad things that can happen as a result of the communication biases that expectations produce. But what about the fl
Who is protected by the law and what aspects of the law an organization would need to be aware of when selecting individuals to fill positions.
You are the Human Resources Specialist of a start-up training & development organization (Human Relations Training, Inc.) which will be providing Human Resources training. You will be working with the president and operating manager of the company with regard to the recruitment and selection of new personnel, as well as their jo
Research personal space and discuss the basic spatial zones. Incorporate your personal experiences along with sound research into your discussion.
Each of us has unspoken rules that govern the use of our personal space. The study of personal space is called proxemics. Research personal space and discuss the basic spatial zones. Incorporate your personal experiences along with sound research into your discussion. Just 4 paragraphs please help me out.
From the websites below, read one case study or article in detail. These case studies and articles highlight different types of prejudice in the workplace. http://comment.cio.com/soundoff/111303.html http://www.motivation-tools.com/workplace/social_prejudice.htm http://www.cio.com/article/101250/Why_Women_Hate_I.T. After
1. Detailed analysis of the persuasiveness of an ad (Apple Computer 1984 ad). 2. Discussion of conformity versus obedience. 3. Discussion of the balance between individuality and popularity in an 'individualistic' culture.
Original student's question: 1.There are four factors that impact the persuasiveness of a message: the communicator (who says it), the message (what is said, the channel (how it is said), and the audience (to whom it is said). select an advertisement and evaluate its message for persuasiveness. Please post your response to th
This study is illustrated: You are about to be a participant in a magic trick. Visit the following website, and click on the single orange "carrot" under the words "The Original Mysterious Rabbit." http://magic.trendy.org/interactivemagic.html The bunny will guess your card every time. First, try to determine how this
Brief discussion of the whether social psychology reveals common sense knowledge, the relationship between correlation and causation, and the importance of self esteem.
Original student question: Do you think that social psychology is merely discerning the obvious and confirming to the commonplace? Why or why not What is the relationship between correlation and causation? Why is it important to understand this relationship? What is the "dark side" of self-esteem? What impact does low
In your opinion, "are human cognitive and behavior activities determined?"
It has been said that the end never justifies the means used to achieve it. Discuss examples in history where this principle was violated. What do you think went wrong? Please provide about 3 examples and what went wrong with each. Each of the 3 examples should be summarized in about 4-5 sentences each. Thanks you.
What is non verbal communication? What are two specific examples of non verbal communication? Give examples of non verbal communication in our daily activities? How do these examples specifically demonstrate the concept of non verbal communication?
What is classical conditioning? What are two specific examples of classical conditioning? How do these examples specifically demonstrate the concept of classical conditioning?
How would you write a paper about social psychology? What is the theory of social psychology and what it meant and how can we use social pyschology in our everday life. What are the steps needed to write a paper on social psychology?
1. Throughout life, value and belief systems some times change. How does interaction with people we respect, our social environments, our work and home lives, our spiritual and religious belief systems and our education impact us? As an adult, how are we aware of the significance of peer pressure on children? What are some o
1. Examine ethics in general and ethics in the workplace specifically. 2. Include two "case studies": One situation where the problem was resolved using positive ethical principles and a second ethical dilemma that was not handled well. I need help with these questions and examples. Thank you in advance.
The concepts and definitions of "culture," "sub-culture," and "race" are, at a minimum, complex and controversial. Discuss the various definitions and controversies related to them.
Original student question: When monkeys with Kluver-Bucy syndrome pick up lighted matches and snakes, I don't know whether they are displaying an emotional deficit or an inability to identify the object. What kind of research method might help answer this question?
Develop a 10-question survey on how socialization affects us. Develop 10 questions that would help you understand how the individuals completing the survey are affected by socialization. Give the survey to at least five individuals. The questions should demonstrate thought and be designed to gather information on socializatio
Help with these areas is given: 1. What are intrinsic and extrinsic motivation and motivation to learn? 2. What are the possible motivational effects of success and failure, and how do these effects relate to beliefs and about ability? 3. What are the roles of goals, interest, emotions, and beliefs about the self in
Social psychology looks at how the individual functions as part of a social group, including families, peer groups, and larger groups that support ethnic or national identity. In this presentation, you will relate two different examples from family, work, that demonstrate how behavior differs according to the social situation.
This is for a paper. I need as much infromation as possible. Thank you. 1. Observational Learning and Cognitive Behavior Modification: Thinking about Behavior. (Discuss)
Examples of subject areas that I can consider for my report (There is some overlap) 1. GIRLS AND BOYS: DIFFERENCES IN THE CLASSROOM 2. SEXUAL IDENTITY, SEXUAL ORIENTATION 3. GENDER-ROLE IDENTITY. STUDENTS STRUGGLING WITH SEXUAL IDENTITY. 4. GENDER SCHEMA THEORY. 5. GENDER-ROLE STEREOTYPING IN THE PRESCHOOL YEARS.
This job compares and contrasts the intelligence theories of Howard Gardner and Robert Sternberg.
1. Influences on physical development. 2. Relationship between physical development and cognitive learning? 2. What does a classroom teacher need to know about adolescent development? Why? 3. How will physical development affect learning - implications for classroom teacher? 4. Instruction and brain development. 5. U