PS124-2: Summarize major perspectives and theories in psychology.
GEL-1.1: Demonstrate college-level communication through the composition
of original materials in Standard American English.
For this Assignment, you will watch all of the videos listed below, and then
select one video to identify basic perspectives and theories used in psychology.
After reviewing the video, you will complete the Unit 5 template located in
DocSharing which will provide you with a connection between the major psychology
studies and perspectives.
Then, complete the template in DocSharing answering the following questions:
Identify the study (video) you selected.
The Bystander Effect
The Milgram Experiment
The Stanford Prison Experiment
Summarize the results of this study and what implications it has with
regards to human behavior and mental processes that you’ve learned about in
Discuss what is meant by the term states of consciousness and apply it to
your research study, considering whether it impacted the behavior or mental
processes of the subjects involved.
Consider whether or not you think this research could explain the
development of psychological disorders? Explain your reasoning using
reference to the study and the disorder(s).
Theories lead to hypotheses, which lead to research. Explain which theory
you think may have been the influence for the research study that you chose.
(For example: psychodynamic, humanistic, social cognitive, behaviorism, or
trait theory) Explain your reasoning using reference to the study and the
Writing Requirements and Guidelines
Your Assignment should be 2-4 pages, not including the Cover and Reference pages.
Your Assignment should include:
Provide your name, title of Assignment, course and unit number, and
Answer the questions in complete sentences and paragraphs.