Are saturated with news related to Social Psychology — sexual harassment, sexism and sexual violence, mass/rampage shootings, police shootings of young black males, attacks on police, rights, prejudice toward immigrants, religious intolerance, and on and on. Describe a current event, news topic related to Social Psychology.
2 Explain it through the lens of Ingroup/Outgroup Bias 1Who is the ingroup? Who is the outgroup? Explain it through the lens of Social Norms: what social norm is being challenged 5what is the issue creating the tension, power differential 5.
Explain it through the lens of Stereotypes, Prejudice, OR Discrimination Which term is most relevant to your topic? Explain 12Select 1 study in Social Psychology (ie, Milgram/Obedience, Stanford Prison Experiment, Latane & Darley/Bystander, Asch/Conformity, Festinger/Cognitive Dissonance, or any other in Ch. 12)
Which study applies most directly to your topic? 2In what 2 ways does it apply to your topic, explain, elaborate, make the connection between psychological research and real-world behaviour? 12Evaluate your position on the topic, showing you have learned 3 concepts from Ch. 12 (ie, use 3 terms to express your viewpoint.
Current Events Assignment