Tag: socialpsych

Social Psych Jeopardy !

Social Psych Jeopardy !

Review with your friends by playing some Social Psychology Jeopardy!! Linked HERE Justin Beiber Loves Jeopardy!

Culture Quiz!

Culture Quiz!

Culture QUIZ !!! HERE

PBL: A research based application: Increasing belonging at school

PBL: A research based application: Increasing belonging at school

This activity will require you to create a proposal for our prinipal and director in which you provide a a research based rationalization and action plan in regard to increasing a sense of belonging among students at our school! Link to activity here!   

Understanding the Importance of Belonging

Understanding the Importance of Belonging

The KEY takeaway in Social Psychology is the innate need to belong. This desire to be a part of groups has a profound impact on our behaviour in both positive and negative ways. Use the linked investigative learning activity below in order to acquire research […]

Socio Cultural Level of Analysis: Test TIME!!

Socio Cultural Level of Analysis: Test TIME!!

The following are learning outcomes you should study for the SCLOA Unit Exam:  Discuss the  use of compliance techniques Evaluate research on conformity to group norms explain social learning theory making reference to two relevant studies Examine the role of two cultural dimensions on behavior […]

You call that happy!? Cultural differences in Emotion

You call that happy!? Cultural differences in Emotion

Happiness. It seems like something that should be constant and consistent across cultures; however ETIC studies such as those by Dr. Tsai have indicated otherwise!  Read the great summary article below on her work at Stanford on culture, emotion and the role that culture plays […]

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

A Psychological Legitimization of Link Crew

The Boomerang Project (linkable) and it’s Link Crew initiative provide a lot of information on the fact that Link Crew WORKS! But they don’t provide much information explaining WHY it works! Thus, Task: Your task is to provide a research based psychological legitimization and rationalization for […]

Why are we Evil Online?

Why are we Evil Online?

Read the following piece from WIRED magazine on why we are more likely to bully, abuse and confront others online. While reading, make sure to reflect on what you know about social psychology: http://www.wired.co.uk/news/archive/2013-05/30/online-aggression

Dissecting My Disposition

Dissecting My Disposition

We’ve discussed the role that SITUATIONAL factors play in determining behavior, however we haven’t discussed the role that dispositional factors play.  Our disposition, includes traits that are own to us. The investigation of such traits is in itself it’s own sub set of psychological inquiry, […]

Is Facebook Making us Lonely? A social psychological analysis

Is Facebook Making us Lonely? A social psychological analysis

Read the article by Stephen Marche from the Atlantic titled, “Is facebook making us lonely?” linked below: http://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2012/05/is-facebook-making-us-lonely/308930/ Reflect on some key quotes below: “We know intuitively that loneliness and being alone are not the same thing. Solitude can be lovely. Crowded parties can be […]