Psychology Formal Class Questions
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|# OF PAGES & WORD COUNT||4 ≈ 1100 WORDS|
Each question has to be answered 1 to 2 paragraphs long.
Q1. Discuss the ethical implications associated with psychological research that involves human subjects. What steps might researchers take to protect human subjects in research?
Q2. Select two theoretical perspectives from which development throughout the lifespan (i.e. Freud and Erikson, etc.,). Describe the major tenets of each theory. Compare and contrast the two approaches to explaining development.
Q3.Select a psychological disorder you explored in class. Describe the symptoms, challenges, and possible treatment approaches to this disorder.
Q4. Select one theoretical model or process for explaining or measuring intelligence (i.e. Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, standardized IQ tests, etc.). Critically explore the strengths and weaknesses to that approach to understanding intelligence.
Q5. Describe one topic that interested you in your experience of research and why?
|Excellent (4)||Good (3)||Needs Improvement (2)||Poor (1)|
|Answers have no spelling or punctuation errors and very few grammatical errors. Very well written and excellent use of psychological language.||Answers have a few punctuation or spelling errors. Few grammatical errors that don’t affect meaning. Well written and use of psychological language is acceptable.||Answers have some punctuation or spelling errors. Some grammatical errors but generally don’t affect meaning. Language is satisfactory overall but use of more appropriate psychological language is required.||Answers have numerous punctuation or spelling errors. Numerous grammatical errors that affect meaning. Language used is unprofessional and not appropriate for psychological use.|
|Answer Organization and Formatting||Relevant sections are included, and each is organized effectively. Formatting is professional and consistent and includes all required elements.||Relevant sections are included but could be a little better organized. Formatting is acceptable and/or one or two required elements are missing.||Relevant sections are included but organization could be improved. Formatting is inconsistent and/or many elements are missing or not formatted appropriately.||Sections are missing and/or poorly organized. Formatting is messy and unprofessional.|
|Answer content/Thinking||Answer content is comprehensive and detailed. Thinking and ideas are presented clearly, are engaging and thorough.||Answer content is sufficient. Thinking and ideas are clear but could be expanded to be more thorough.||Answer content is fairly basic and/or thinking and ideas lack some clarity and depth.||Answer content is very basic and thinking and ideas are superficial and lack clarity.|