Identify two examples of subdisciplines and two examples of subtopics within psychology. Examples of major concepts and their subtopics include the following: Motivation: theory of emotion, and approach and avoidance
Write a 700- to 1,050-word paper in which you analyze the diverse nature of psychology as a discipline. Do not exceed 1,050 words. Do not use the first person “I” in this paper.
An abstract and headings are required for papers in this class.
The abstract is included in the word count.
Address the following items as a part of your analysis:
Evaluate the influence of diversity on psychology’s major concepts.
Identify two examples of subdisciplines and two examples of subtopics within psychology. Examples of major concepts and their subtopics include the following:
o Motivation: theory of emotion, and approach and avoidance
o Behaviorism: aggression, cheating, and binge drinking
o Cognition: cognitive dissonance and false memories
How can the subdisciplines and subtopics you identified be applied to other disciplines and venues in contemporary society?
Relate the subdisciplines and subtopics to your theoretical perspective.
Conclude with your psychological contribution to society in the areas of work, education, health, and leisure.
Please use a minimum of three references.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines. The APA Sample Paper, posted in your Course Materials Forum, will serve as the benchmark for measurement.
Include an introduction and conclusion in your paper as well as an abstract and headings. This is an academic paper and should not include and “I” statements.
Format your paper consistent with APA guidelines.
Please note that no more than 30% of a submission can be quoted/cited because the purpose is to research, analyze, and develop recommendations/conclusions—all in your own words.