PSY 490 Week 1 Individual Assignment The Diverse Nature of Psychology Paper
Write a 1,050- to 1,400-word paper in which you analyze the diverse
nature of psychology as a discipline.
Address the following items as a part of your analysis:
- Evaluate the influence of diversity on psychology’s major concepts.
- Identify two examples of subdisciplines and two examples of
subtopics within psychology. Examples of major concepts and their
subtopics include the following:
- Motivation: theory of emotion, and approach and avoidance
- Behaviorism: aggression, cheating, and binge drinking
- Cognition: cognitive dissonance and false memories
- How can the subdisciplines and subtopics you identified be applied
to other disciplines and venues in contemporary society?
- Relate the subdisciplines and subtopics to your theoretical
- Conclude with your psychological contribution to society in the areas
of work, education, health, and leisure.
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