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DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others


Question: TMA 06 Critically discuss the understandings of individual differences produced by trait theory and personal construct theory. Interrogate these different understandings by reference to the theme of power relations.

Answer: This assignment critically explores the understandings of individual differences produced by trait...


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  • Subject: Social psychology: critical perspectives
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 88%
  • Words: 1995
  • Date submitted: April 18, 2012
  • Date written: September, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4072

Question: TMA 02 COMPARE AND CONTRAST THE AIMS AND METHODS OF TRAIT THEORY WITH THOSE OF PERSONAL CONSTRUCT THEORY.

Answer: Traits: a moderately, stable characteristic, that distinguishes one individual from another. Or...


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  • Subject: Social psychology: critical perspectives
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 74%
  • Words: 1600
  • Date submitted: August 18, 2014
  • Date written: January, 2014
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5971

Question: TMA 01 ‘The methods available to social psychology have the potential to reflect the richness and complexity of people’s lived experience in its setting, but they may also limit, constrain and distort it’ (Hollway, Lucy and Phoenix, 2007, p.35).

Discuss with reference to the cognitive social perspective and one other social psychological perspective.

Answer: Social psychology is the study of experiences of individuals in social contexts...


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  • Subject: Social psychology: critical perspectives
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 73%
  • Words: 1508
  • Date submitted: April 18, 2012
  • Date written: February, 2011
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 4073

Question: TMA 01 EXPLAIN THE PLACE OF ANONYMITY IN THEORIES OF CROWD BEHAVIOUR. IS IT ALWAYS ASSOCIATED WITH A “LOSS OF SELF”?

Answer: Anonymity: an individual is immersed in group/crowd behaviour, being a separate person...


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  • Subject: Social psychology: critical perspectives
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: 72%
  • Words: 1604
  • Date submitted: August 18, 2014
  • Date written: November, 2013
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 5969

Question: “Human problem-solving abilities can be improved by contextual factors”.

Critically evaluate this statement.

Answer: Epistemology answers the question “How do we know?” and concerned with how...


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  • Subject: Social psychology
  • Course: DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2112
  • Date submitted: May 07, 2017
  • Date written: April, 2017
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7972

Question: TMA 05 “Context is vital to understanding obedience behaviour.”

Critically discuss this statement with reference to experimental and discursive approaches to the study of obedience.

Answer: One of the fundamental aspects of social interaction is that some individuals...


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  • Subject: Social psychology
  • Course: DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2023
  • Date submitted: May 07, 2017
  • Date written: April, 2017
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7971

Question: TMA 02 ‘Personality traits are the result of innate differences between individuals.’

Evaluate this statement with reference to both trait and personal construct theories.


DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others

Answer: The psychology of individual differences has been traditionally developed in clinical, psychometric...


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  • Subject: Social psychology
  • Course: DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2109
  • Date submitted: March 02, 2017
  • Date written: November, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7853

Question: Tma 06: Part 1 Using Motzkau’s ‘Three modes of critical evaluation’ critically discuss the contribution of the cognitive social perspective in social psychology. Refer to at least two topics from across the module to support your answer. Mark 75%

Answer: Cognition literally means ‘knowing’ and cognitive psychology is based on a nomothetic...


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  • Subject: Social psychology
  • Course: DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2126
  • Date submitted: February 14, 2017
  • Date written: December, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7825

Question: TMA 03 Project Proposal Form

TMA 03 SECTION 1.
What is the proposed title of your project?
What is the proposed research question for your project?
Show how your research topic is related to the DD307 module materials.

TMA 03 Outline THREE references that you consider relevant for your project that are not already included in the DD307 printed module materials.

TMA 03 Drawing on the three references described in question iv above, show how YOUR research relates to the literature described.


TMA 03 SECTION 2.
Identify the theoretical perspective (discursive psychological, phenomenological psychology or social psychoanalytic) you intend to use for your project and explain why you feel this is the most appropriate.

Identify the appropriate methodology (interviewing two separate participants or conducting a group discussion) you intend to use for your project and explain why you feel this is the most appropriate.

SOCIAL PSYCHOANALYTIC ANALYSIS:
Briefly explain, in your own words, each of the following four key analytic concepts and provide a short example of each.

Provide a brief discussion of any relevant ethical considerations and why they are relevant to your proposed research.

Answer: What is the proposed title of your project? Interviews with orphaned family...


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  • Subject: Social psychology: critical perspectives
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 2201
  • Date submitted: February 05, 2017
  • Date written: November, 2015
  • References: No
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7814

Question: TMA 01 Part 1 Discuss the psychological state of crowds and how the concept of deindividuation may help explain this state.

DD307 Social psychology: critical perspectives on self and others

Answer: Crowd behaviour has been the subject of psychological research and discussions for...


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  • Subject: Psychology
  • Course: DD307
  • Level: Degree
  • Year: 2nd/3rd
  • Mark: Not available
  • Words: 1572
  • Date submitted: December 08, 2016
  • Date written: February, 2016
  • References: Yes
  • Document type: Essay*
  • Essay ID: 7750

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