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Social Psychology Theories and Theorists

Psychological Tests in the Workplace

Describe psychological tests. Provide examples of three different types of psychological tests, describing what they measure. Give an example of a job context in which each of these might be "job-related."

Validation studies

Describe the steps needed to conduct a validation study. What are the benefits of conducting a validation study? If you were to NOT conduct a validation study, what would be the risks?

Job analysis issues

Describe what studies suggest regarding the reliability and validity of job analysis. What are some ways that you could increase the reliability and validity of a job analysis?

360-Degree Feedback System

What is a 360-degree feedback system? What are the advantages of 360-degree feedback? What are the disadvantages? If given the choice, would you prefer a 360-degree feedback assessment over a supervisor assessment of your own job performance?

Job Analysis

Choose a past or present job and conduct either a job-oriented or person-oriented job analysis, using a methodology of your choice. Method: Please state which methodology you chose to base your analysis on, and explain how you approached your analysis. It may not be possible to carry out each step of the formal approach and

Group Membership Psychology

How does group membership - even in minimal groups - contribute to prejudice and discrimination? Illustrate this with an example, either from your personal experience or observation.

Romantic love and culture

According to Robert Sternberg's (1986, 1988) triangular theory of love, love consists of three dimensions or "ingredients." What are those three dimensions? Provide an example of how different combinations of those dimensions yield different forms of love. In what sense is the concept of romantic love culture-specific?

Positive Psychology - Aging Well

Some psychologists have begun studying positive psychology, arguing that clinical psychology has focused too much on mental problems and other negative aspects of human behavior. Does social psychology focus too much on negative parts of behavior? Using research on pro-social behavior as an example, does social psychology focu

Culture and Self-Disclosure

Barnlund (1975) argues that people in some culture do not hesitate to open themselves by sharing their ideas and opinions in public; however, people in some other cultures prefer not to talk much about themselves in public. According to Barnlund, people who belong to the former case have a larger part of "public self" and a smal

Notes on Sociological Theories of Crime

I would like help on compiling notes to complete a paper on describing the following sociological theories of crime listed, and discussing their strengths and weaknesses. The sociological theories are as follows: Social control theory Strain theory Differential association theory Neutralization theory Please provide r

Ethical Dilemmas in Academia

Can someone help me with a brief description of Dr. Aaron Hutchin's ethical dilemmas as they relate to professional oversight depicted in the media titled "The Lab" (see Website below)? Should the professor reinforce good work habits in the graduate students and postdoctoral students? Should the professor tell Gregg to go home

Social Facilitation Theories

Informing your post with scholarly sources, define and discuss social facilitation. Apply social facilitation theory to an aspect of society or social psychology.

Factors that Influence Identification

What factors influence identification with a group? Discuss factors that influence the relative strength of identification people might have with a group.

Cultural and Societal Expectations Shaping Internal Scripts

This discussion describes a time when this person relied on a script to guide their behavior in a particular situation. This person will also discuss how do cultural and societal expectations shape our internal scripts. 1) What are your thoughts on the content of this discussion below. Do you agree or disagree? My life as

Experiential Theories

Identify one of the experiential theories or one of the cognitive behavioral theories such as (Behavior Therapy) from the founders Ivan Pavlov, B. F. Skinner, Albert Bandura, Joseph Wolpe, and Donald Meichenbaum and briefly explain, how it applies to mental health counseling. Describe one benefit and one deficit in this theo

Humanistic and Existentialist Theorists

Comparison of Two Theories a. Describe one Humanistic/Existentialist theorist (Maslow, Rogers, or May) and their theory. You can use the questions you used in your paper for Week 3 if you wish. b. THEN, describe one dispositional theory/theorist (Allport, Eysenck, Cattell, etc.) c. Compare and contrast these two theories/

Free Will: Humanistic/Existential Approach

What does the humanistic/existential approach say about free will? How does this conflict with what a behaviorist might say? Provide an example that supports each side.

Developmental theories are summarized.

After deciding upon the three developmental theories you will compare and contrast, locate research that has been conducted on those developmental theories. You will find research and empirical articles located in the online library. You must click on scholarly, peer-reviewed when searching for your articles. The articles are

Discussing social psychological theories

Briefly talk about the following: Key Figures, Key Concepts of Personality Formation, Explanation of Disorder Personality, Validity, Comprehensiveness, Applicability, Cultural Utility for Humanistic theory.

Theories of Human Development

A comparison similarities and differences of the major components of each human development theories; such-as the Piaget's Theory of Cognitive Development; Super and Harkness' Developmental Niche; John Bowlby and Mary Ainsworthâ??s Integrated Attachment Theory; Erik Eriksonâ??s Psycho-Social Theory; Sigmund Freud's Psychodynam

cognitive theories

Analyze the cognitive theories related to aggression and antisocial behavior.

Developmental theories are briefly classified.

The cognitive developmental theory was developed by Jean Piaget; Lev Vygotsky developed Sociocultural Theory of Development. Eric Erikson is identified with psycho-social development theory eight stages of development. Include whether each theory is classical or contemporary.

Comparing Gestalt/Person-Centered Theories

Offer a brief review that compares and contrasts Person-Centered Therapy and Gestalt Therapy. In your review, be sure to address the following points: Key concepts/unique attributes Historical/contextual development of the theory (if relevant) Role of the therapist Research support for the theory