Discussion Week 5 – Methods For this week’s Initial Discussion Board Post, pleas
Discussion Week 5 – Methods
For this week’s Initial Discussion Board Post, please
reflect on some of the common research methods used in the field of Social
Psychology (i.e., observational approach, the correlational approach, and the
experimental approach). Answer the following questions in the discussion post. See assigned readings and attached article.
1) How does Social Psychology research methods differ from other
types of psychological research?
2) Is deception present?
3) Is deception ethical in Social Psychology research?
4) Is deception consistent with a Humanistic approach, why or
5) Lastly, include some of this week’s readings in your Initial
Discussion Post and describe how you might apply Social Psychology research
methods in your own research on a Topic you find interesting. Note: A topic I find interesting is suicide,
see the attached article.
Reading including attached article:
3 – Finkel, E.J.
and Beaumeister, R.F., (Eds) (2019) Advanced Social Psychology; The State of
Edition. New York: Oxford University Press.
1 and 2 – Tuffin,
K. (2004). Understanding Critical Social Psychology. Thousand Oaks: Sage