Social psychology employs the individual and the group as units for analysis.
"You will need to select a topic or area and discuss how the principles of social psychology are demonstrated or utilized in this area."
Paper length: 8 pages
legal system, medicine, sports, business, politics, environmental concerns, or your own topic with written permission from Professor Strock
***Finished papers will be due on Thursday, April 20, 2017 at the beginning of class (8:30 a.m.).
An article from a peer-reviewed journal or a book/book chapter from a scholarly press. Examples of scholarly presses include university presses, Sage, Wiley, the American Psychological Association, and many more. If you're not sure, ask a librarian for help.
A journal with a peer-review process for publication. Also called a peer-reviewed, refereed, or academic journal. The University of Arizona and the University of Texas at San Antonio have good guides on characteristics that distinguish a scholarly journal from a non-scholarly (or popular) journal.
Scholarly books are those published by a scholarly press. Examples of scholarly presses include all university presses (Cambridge University Press, Stanford University Press, Nebraska University Press, etc.). Commercial scholarly presses include Sage, Wiley, Kluwer, the American Psychological Association, and many more. If you're not sure if a publisher is scholarly, ask a librarian for help.