chapter 1 – Various Approaches to Psychology Discussion
The purpose of this discussion is for you to demonstrate your understanding of the material. Approach your response as though it is a mini essay with complete sentences, distinct paragraphs, and correct spelling and punctuation. Grammar and spelling matter. Online courses demand the same standard of academic communication and use of grammar as face-to-face courses.
Review the section in the text covering psychology’s intellectual roots and respond to the following prompts using a minimum of 300 words: In addition, you are expected to provide a supportive and/or reflective comment to the post of one classmate. In order to receive the maximum possible 10 points, you must accurately and thoroughly answer each part of the discussion prompt using at least 300 words (including the prompt in your response is not included in the word count) and comment on the post of one of your classmates.
- Why is it important to approach psychology from a sociocultural perspective? Give an example from something you have observed or experienced which demonstrates the huge impact that factors such as ethnicity, religion, occupation, or social class, have had on your or others’ mental processes and behavior.
- What thoughts do you have about why the biopsychosocial model has gained wide acceptance?