Describe how you will use psychology in your personal life

Module 6 Assignment: Applying Psychology to Everyday Life

Assignment is due April 2, 2021 NO LATER THAN.

Reflecting on the topics covered in this class and write a reflection that ties in the material learned to describe how topics will relate to different aspects of your life. In 750-1,000 words, consider the following:

  1. Describe how you will use psychology in your personal life.
  2. Describe how you will use psychology in your professional life.
  3. Describe how you will use psychology in your academic careers.
  4. Explain any overlap in any of the characteristics, including anything that applies to all three areas.

This assignment will be written in APA Style and requires the use of 2-3 scholarly resources. The rubric for the assignment can be found on the Assignment page.

ARTICLES THAT ARE TO BE READ PRIOR TO COMPLETING THE ASSIGNMENT:

“Concepts of Psychology: Part 1” [Video file] from Films on Demand (2013).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://fod.infobase.com/PortalPlaylists.aspx?wID=96349&xtid=56125


Read “Social Influence” by Martin & Mikula from Encyclopaedic Dictionary of Psychology (2006).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.credoreference.com/content/entry/hodderdpsyc/social_influence/0?institutionId=5865


Read “Are You Following the Herd?” by Corbett from Scholastic Choices (2017).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=122652219&site=ehost-live&scope=site


Read Chapters 12 and 13 in Psychology in Your Life.

URL:

https://www.gcumedia.com/digital-resources/ww-norton/2019/psychology-in-your-life_3e.php


Read “On Having a Goal: Goals as Representations or Behavior” by Ramnerö & Törneke from Psychological Record (2015).

URL:

https://lopes.idm.oclc.org/login?url=http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&db=a9h&AN=100696377&site=ehost-live&scope=site


Read “I Like What I See: Studying the Influence of Popularity Cues on Attention Allocation and News Selection,” by Dvir-Gvirsman, from Information, Communication & Society (2019).

URL:

https://doi-org.lopes.idm.oclc.org/10.1080/1369118X.2017.1379550


Read “Understanding Facebook News Post Comment Reading and Reacting Behavior Through Political Extremism and Cultural Orientation,” by Almoqbel, Wohn, Hayes, & Cha, from Computers in Human Behavior (2019).

URL:

https://www-sciencedirect-com.lopes.idm.oclc.org/science/article/pii/S0747563219302250?via%3Dihub
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