Throughout this course we have been discussing social psychology. What we have seen is that beliefs, judgments, and group influence can have a profound effect upon individuals and groups. The term project provides the opportunity for you to demonstrate your ability to apply the concepts covered throughout the course. You are required to utilize the Internet and libraries to research current literature and information to enhance your analysis for this project. A minimum of eight (8) research based references are required. Please make sure your paper is submitted by the due date to ensure ample time for mentor feedback, and possible integration of feedback and revision if necessary.
Please consider the Supplemental References and Readings outlined in this syllabus as possible sources. Write a Final Integrative Research Paper. This paper should be 10-12 pages plus a title and reference page, typewritten, double-spaced, and in APA style.
The course text and other texts and not to be used for this assignment. This is a research-based paper.
Research statistical analyses of a specific aspect of social psychology. Some examples include prejudice, persuasion, conformity, gender, friendship or intimacy. Explain the perspective in-depth and how it affects groups and individuals. Illustrate an understanding by giving examples from your own life or clinical practice that supports your research findings.
Integrate a discussion of how you see your research findings as significant to your own life and to your professional work.
This paper is due in Week 7.
Compare and contrast major theorists and the concepts of social perception and social cognition
Formulate the concepts of group function, social influence, interpersonal conflict, and pro-social behavior
Discriminate and assess the determinants of aggression
Integrate cultural, legal, and ethical issues of social psychology
Analyze some of the major contemporary research trends in social psychology
Demonstrate ethical behavior in the use of technology
Needs turn it in report