the history of social psychology and describe the critical role this
field of study has played in helping us to understand the thoughts,
feelings, and behaviors of individuals throughout its evolution.
Which key research developments have helped to define social
psychology and differentiate it from other fields of study? What
theoretical constructs are inherent in social psychology
Assess the role of ethics in behavioral research.
What are some of the ethical dilemmas that researchers face? In your
response, provide at least one example of an ethical violation that
occurred in a human research study and describe
the methodology used (e.g., observational, correlational,
experimental). What changes could have been made
to improve the ethical nature of the research?
at least one reference in your post that is properly cited according
to APA format.
Feenstra (2013) states:
“Social psychologists are interested in
who we are. We know a great deal about ourselves, and that knowledge
affects how we process information and view the world around us. The
self is a powerful force. The self affects how we feel, what we think
we can do, and what we in fact do.” (pg. 52).
the quotation above, describe how individuals develop a self-concept
and self-schema. Discuss the cultural, social, and
environmental influences on that development. In what ways does our
sense of self determine how we think about others and how we interact
with individuals and groups of people? What is the significance of
the acting self? In your response, be sure to address at least three
of the key concepts presented in Table 2.1 of the reading.