about Psychology paper (30 %)We will discuss many different theories of
psychology throughout the course and we will look at biological psychological
and sociocultural elements of human behavior.
You are to pick a topic from the course (you may
choose anything in our text other than research methods). Part One: The first aspect of your paper should
focus on the beliefs you had about the topic before you started the class. What knowledge did you have about it? What were your feelings about it? What about the topic was significant enough
to you that you had thought about it before the semester started? Part Two:
Please explain your topic from a biological psychological and socio-cultural
perspective. How does each element affect the other? Is one more relevant to your understanding of
the concept than another? Do you think
one is more important than another? Why? Part Three:
How has your thinking about the topic changed since the start of the
semester? Why do you think it has
changed? If your thinking has remained
the same explain why you think that is.
This is the section where you should be most detailed and explore your
relationship to psychology and the topic.
What aspects of your thinking and personality make it so that your views
either changed or did not? Please feel free to speak with me if you have any
questions. This paper should be 5-7 pages long and must be