PSY 530 Week 1 Assignment The Social Psychology Network
For this assignment, explore the Social Psychology Network website. Get comfortable searching for information. Scan the professional profiles of social psychologists and learn about their social psychological research.
This assignment has three parts that must be addressed in an integrative essay.
When you are finished exploring the website, discuss in a paper (1,250-1,500 words) what you have discovered and include the following:
From the Social Psychology Network website, for each theoretical perspective discussed in your lecture notes, select social psychologists whose research corresponds with these theoretical perspectives. Be sure to include their names, academic affiliations, and a brief discussion of their primary research area. Your essay should include a discussion of a total of five different social psychologists and their primary research area.
Conclude your paper by discussing the role of culture as it relates to the research of the social psychologists you have chosen. Why is understanding culture important when choosing a research method for conducting human research?
Your paper should reflect a minimum of five references.
Prepare this assignment according to the APA guidelines found in the APA Style Guide, located in the Student Success Center. An abstract is not required.
This assignment uses a grading rubric. Instructors will be using the rubric to grade the assignment; therefore, students should review the rubric prior to beginning the assignment to become familiar with the assignment criteria and expectations for successful completion of the assignment.