Individual Assignment: The Diverse Nature of Psychology Paper
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you analyze the diverse nature of psychology as a discipline.
Address the following items as a part of your analysis:
o Evaluate the influence of diversity on psychology’s major concepts.
o Identify two examples of subdisciplines and two examples of subtopics within psychology. Examples of major concepts and their subtopics include the following:
i. Motivation: theory of emotion, and approach and avoidance
ii. Behaviorism: aggression, cheating, and binge drinking
iii. Cognition: cognitive dissonance and false memories
o How can the subdisciplines and subtopics you identified be applied to other disciplines and venues in contemporary society?
o Relate the subdisciplines and subtopics to your theoretical perspective.
o Conclude with your psychological contribution to society in the areas of work, education, health, and leisure.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.