Macqueen assessment 1 | Psychology homework help

OVERVIEW

 

Write a 3–4-page assessment in which you examine scholarly research articles about a chosen theory or concept, describe the theory or concept in terms of your own experience, and explain how the theory or concept increases awareness of social perception, social interaction, or social influence.

Applying theory to a real-life situation facilitates und Understanding.

 

CONTEXT

 

Our social world places many demands on us. For example, what happens when people are placed in an emergency situation where no one seems to be responding? What do young children do when they must choose whether to eat one cookie now or two cookies if they wait longer? What do people do when they work on a team comprised of strangers who increasingly produce clearly wrong answers?

 

QUESTIONS TO CONSIDER

 

 

To deepen your understanding, you are encouraged to consider the questions below and discuss them with a fellow learner, a work associate, an interested friend, or a member of the business community.

   How are humans affected by both nature and culture?

How are social perceptions influenced by culture?

 

Write a 3–4-page assessment in which you examine scholarly research articles about a chosen theory or concept, describe the theory or concept in terms of your own experience, and explain how the theory or concept increases awareness of social perception, social interaction, or social influence.

Applying theory to a real-life situation facilitates understanding.

SHOW LESS

By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:

   Competency 1: Apply information literacy and research skills to locate scholarly information in the field of social psychology.

                     Use valid, scholarly research resources relevant to the field of social psychology.

   Competency 2: Apply social psychological research and theory to examine social perception, social interaction, and social influence.

                     Explain how a theory or concept and research findings affect social attitudes.

   Competency 3: Analyze social psychological theory and research to explain personal, professional, and social issues.

                     Describe how a theory or concept is evident in real-life situations.

   Competency 4: Examine the research methods frequently used in the study of social psychology.

                     Describe research methods used to examine a theory or concept related to social psychology.

                     Explain research findings pertaining to a theory or concept related to social psychology.

   Competency 6: Apply critical thinking skills to resolve conflicts and issues in the field of social psychology.

                     Describe the purpose of research conducted in social psychology.

   Competency 7: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.

                     Explain a theory or concept of social psychology.

                     Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics as expected of a psychology professional.

Use APA format and style.

 

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      Assessment InstructionsPreparation
Select one of the social psychology theories or concepts of interest to you from the list below:

Self-perception theory.

Agent self.

Appraisal motive and self-enhancement motive.

Self-handicapping.

Self-serving bias.

Over-justification effect.

Confirmation bias.

Actor-observer bias.

False consensus effect and false uniqueness effect.

Theory perseverance.

       Once you have selected your theory or concept, search in the Capella library to locate two scholarly research articles on the theory or concept.
Instructions
Use these articles to complete the following:

Explain the theory or concept you selected.

Describe the purpose of the study.

Describe the research methods used in each of the studies.

Explain the research findings for each study.

Describe how you have personally observed the theory or concept in practice.

Explain how the theory or concept, along with the research findings, increases awareness of social perception, social interaction, or social influence.

              Your submitted assessment should be 3–4 pages in length, excluding title page and reference page. You are not required to use resources other than the two articles your assessment is based on; however, you may do so if you wish. Be sure that you follow APA guidelines for format and style.