I’m working on a psychology question and need guidance to help me learn.
One Page Paper Assignment-
As a college student, you are no doubt concerned about the grades that you earn while completing your coursework. If you wanted to whether college GPA is related to income after college, how would you go about exploring this question as a Psychological Researcher. For example, would you do an experiment, a case study, or a correlation study? Describe your methodology in detail. What are the strengths and the limitations of the research methodology you described?
.One Page Paper Assignment – Memory
Jurors place a lot of weight on eyewitness testimony. Imagine you are an attorney representing a defendant who is accused of robbing a convenience store. Several eyewitnesses have been called to testify against your client. What would you tell the jurors about the reliability of eyewitness testimony?
One Page Paper Assignment – Thinking and Intelligence
How do stereotypes affect the academic achievement of minorities? As you answer the question, please address –
How stereotypes might affect teachers interactions with their students and
How stereotypes about their group might affect the academic achievement of minorities
Last, please give examples in your own life of how stereotypes about your group influenced your academic achievement in general (as in your overall GPA) or in a certain topic (such as in Math or Chemistry).
Discussions board assignment
Discussion Assignment – Psychological Research
Recently a study was published in the journal, Nutrition, and Cancer, which established a negative correlation between coffee consumption and breast cancer. Specifically, it was found that women consuming more than 5 cups of coffee a day were less likely to develop breast cancer than women who never consumed coffee. Imagine you see a newspaper story about this research that says, “Coffee Protects Against Cancer.”
Discussion Assignment – Evolution, Genes, Behavior
In Module 4, we learned about how implicit memory can bias our evaluations and behavior towards others without us even being aware of it. Provide an example of implicit bias directed toward you based on your gender. How did you feel? In your opinion, is implicit bias easy to overcome? Why or why not?
Discussion Assignment – Measuring Intelligence
In this module, you learned how cultural bias built into atest can disfavor some groups over others. This is due to a disconnect between the cultural experiences of some atest takers (for example, poor minorities) compared to the cultural experiences of the atest makers who are usually in the mainstream. Given this observation, do you believe that it is possible to create an intelligence atest that is free of cultural bias? Why or why not? If so, what type of questions would be on this test?