SOCIAL PSYCH CLASS 11:30am section

Essay questions

ESSAY.  Write your answer in the space provided or on a separate sheet of paper pick 3.

31) Discuss the reasons for our inaccuracies in personality judgment. 
32) In the text, the authors state, “critics questioned whether theories based on male subjects would be applicable to females” (24) when studying aggression and achievement motivation. Why do you think these criticisms were raised? What are your experiences with gender differences in these areas? 
33) Define social psychology. How is the social psychological approach different from the approach taken by other fields, such as personality psychology and sociology? 
34) Suppose that you are introduced to a stranger at a party. Identify and describe three factors that might influence which schemas you use to form an impression of this person. 

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