Academic Papers on Social Psychology

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A 15 page paper on the factors that make up self-concept in each country. The writer describes how the mythology, religion, social setting, child-rearing and concepts of success define who people are in each culture. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

A 5 page paper in which the writer provides an overview of Hoetink's book and relates the context of the book to Hoetink's obvious knowledge and understanding of sociological issues in the Caribbean. Issues concerning the region and the specific sociological implications of these issues within the context modern history are examined. No additional sources ...

6 page general psychological analysis of a college student's reasons for joining a fraternity. Uses textbook theories relevant to social psychology. No Bibliography.

A 10 page paper discussing close relationships and how many different situations, or conflicts, affect the individual's self esteem. There are many reasons to feel insecure in a close relationship. Sometimes there is a real reason why people should be insecure, such as cases where past infidelity or lying has been a reality. but often ...

3 pages in length. It is by no mistake that fidelity is one of the most challenging of all matrimonial vows to uphold, inasmuch as Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe's Elective Affinities asserts the fact that humankind is but another animal who is bound by the call of nature. The writer discusses a most ...

A 6 page paper discussing the theories of self-concept and psychosocial development. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

The relationship between body image and self-esteem is explored in this 6 page paper. Age, sex and culture are considered. Bibliography lists 9 sources.

5 pages in length, this paper presents a critique of "The Effects of Physical Attractiveness, Race, and Sex on Receiving Help", a 1976 article written by Peter Benson, Stuart Karabenick, and Richard Lerner. This essay includes a description of the purpose and the innovative research strategy employed by this team in its study of ...

5 pages in length, this paper presents a critique of W. Andrew Harrell's article entitled "Physical Attractiveness, Self-Disclosure, and Helping Behavior". Included in this essay are a description of the purpose and research strategy, a description of the variables involved, and an evaluation of the end results of Harrell's field psychology experiment. Also ...

A 5 page paper which discusses the various aspects of men and women, illustrating that, as hard as we might wish it to be otherwise, women are still traditionally more nurturing and capable as parents then men are. Bibliography lists 4 sources.

A 10 page paper that provides an overview of the social stage model of emotional response to trauma outlined by James Pennebaker, and then supports the use of a verbal model for expressivity represented in studies by Pennebaker and colleagues. Bibliography lists 8 sources.

An 8 page literature review of research on long distance relationships. Different types of relationships are examined such as prisoners and their wives or girlfriends.College students and commuters and their experiences are discussed. Children are discussed as well as the implications a long distance relationship between their parents may have. Techniques that make for successful ...

Antisocial Behavior

  • 6 page paper

A 6 page research paper examining different aspects of antisocial behavior. Discussion includes a description of antisocial acts, personality traits, interventions and the dangers of technology creating an antisocial society. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

This 7 page paper provides an overview of the personality trait of creativity and considers why this trait is important as well as how personality theory can be applied to an assessment of creativity. This paper considers current research into the characteristics of creativity as a personality trait and then addresses the scope of ...

Divorce Psychology

  • 8 page paper

Psychological theories are explored with application to divorce in this 8 page paper. The institution of marriage is looked at in respect to man's nature. Factors such as personal identity and the importance of interpersonal relationships are the focus of the analysis. Bibliography lists 7 sources.

Life Span Humor

  • 4 page paper

A 4 page essay on the development of 'applied' humor over the course of an individual's life. Very young children make forays into attempts at humor that make perfect sense to them, but very often is completely missed by their caretaking adults. Studies of groups of college students show that students of either sex ...

A 12 page research paper on obsessive love and codependency. Obsessive love is defined as a social psychology issue and the role of aggression is explored in great detail. The "Fatal Attraction Syndrome" is essentially what this paper attempts to clarify for the reader. The importance of frustration and its relationship to rejection is of ...

This 6 page research paper defines and discusses the relationship between social support and communication skills in stress management. Specifically considered are examples of behavior that interfere with the development of a strong social system as well as several techniques for resolving conflict and improving communication skills in relation to stress management. Bibliography ...

Stress And Aggression

  • 8 page paper

This 8 page paper offers general comments about stress and aggression and reviews two articles, one emphasizing stress, and the other focusing on aggression. The writer then offers 20 questions about stress, aggression and the relationship between the two and provides answers to the questions. Bibliography lists 2 sources.

This 3 page paper considers the methods that can be used by supervisors to investigate stress in the workplace, and then assesses both internal and external factors that determine both stress and the relieving of stress. Bibliography lists 20 sources.

An 8 page paper on how men and women handle both the relationship and the loss of a relationship. Research and several real-life scenarios are used to portray these differences. An APA Bibliography is included which lists 7 sources.

Jealousy & Gender

  • 11 page paper

An 11 page research paper describing jealousy and gender differences. General comments based on observation are offered, the concept of jealousy, research on relationships and infidelity are discussed. Finally, a proposal for a study and the survey questions that would be used are offered. Bibliography is included.

This 10 page research paper explore the powerful emotion of jealousy. Specifically, the writer looks at gender differences and studies that have related to the types of differences that exist. Additionally, length of relationship is investigated revealing there is a correlation between this factor and the feeling and expression of jealousy. Bibliography lists 10 sources.

A 5 page essay which shows how role differentiation in the upbringing of girls and boys creates a disadvantage for women in the psychological area of individualism. Focusing on both a funneled view of separation events and a global perspective, the writer argues that role differentiation has created a problematic world for women in ...

A 6 page research paper on fear. The writer postulates, in agreement with theorist Mark Edmunson, that America is in the grip of a gothic period shaped through fear and dealt with through collectivism, gossip and sensationalism, and religious conversion. Two psychological studies are cited, expressing the collectivism and religious conversion experiences. The Oklahoma City ...

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