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This week, you will finalize and submit your chart of psychology theories that you began working on in Week 3 and continued throughout the course.

As you review and finalize your chart, be sure that for each theory you identify you also address the following:

  1. Identify who or what contributed to the development of the theory. Were there key researchers or seminal research that led to the theory?
  2. Record whether the theory emphasizes nature (biology), nurture (environment), or both.
  3. List the primary characteristics or features of the theory (its key tenets and concepts). Be sure to include if a period of life is emphasized.
  4. List the noteworthy strengths and weaknesses of the theory.
  5.  (Optional) Include any notes that you find helpful in understanding and applying the theory, such as potential contemporary themes or fields of research in which the theory could be applied.

questions from week 3 to be included in this assignment

 

Begin populating the Psychology Theories Template related to this week’s theories—psychodynamic theories. As you begin populating your template, consider the following:

  1. Identify who or what contributed to the development of the theory. Were there key researchers or seminal research that led to the theory?
  2. Record whether the theory emphasizes nature (biology), nurture (environment), or both.
  3. List the primary characteristics or features of the theory (its key tenets and concepts). Be sure to include if a particular period of life is emphasized.
  4. List the noteworthy strengths and weaknesses of the theory.
  5. (Optional) Include any notes that you find helpful in understanding and applying the theory, such as potential contemporary themes or fields of research in which the theory could be applied.

 

references

American Psychological Association. (2020). Publication manual of the American Psychological Association (7th ed.). https://doi.org/10.1037/0000165-000
“Protecting the Rights and Welfare of Research Participants” (pp. 21–26)

Greenaway, K. H., Cichocka, A., Veelen, R., Likki, T., & Branscombe, N. R. (2016). Feeling hopeful inspires support for social change. Political Psychology, 37(1), 89–107. doi:10.1111/pops.12225

Fisher, C. B., & Vacanti-Shova, K. (2012). The responsible conduct of psychological research: An overview of ethical principles, APA ethics code standards, and federal regulations. In S. J. Knapp, M. C. Gottlieb, M. M. Handelsman, & L. D. VandeCreek (Eds.), APA handbook of ethics in psychology, Vol. 2: Practice, teaching, and research (pp. 335–369). American Psychological Association.

Document: Psychology Theories Template (Excel Spreadsheet)

Journal of Social Change. (2017). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.waldenu.edu/jsc/
Examine the contents of the Journal of Social Change and review at least one article of interest.

Walden University. (2013). What kind of social change agent are you? Retrieved from http://impactreport.waldenu.edu/ 

Walden University. (2018). Social change. Retrieved from https://www.waldenu.edu/about/social-change 

Walden University. (2018). The Walden community: Scholars of change. Retrieved from https://www.waldenu.edu/about/social-change/scholars-of-change
At this website, review a few of the latest videos by Walden scholars of change to support your understanding of social change and the research needed to support such change.

Required Media

Walden University, LLC. (Producer) (2016). Social change research [Video file]. Baltimore, MD: Author.

Note: The approximate length of this media piece is 7 minutes.