Formal Questions

Each question has to be answered 1 to 2 paragraphs long.

Q1. Discuss the ethical implications associated with psychological research that involves human subjects. What steps might researchers take to protect human subjects in research?

Q2. Select two theoretical perspectives from which development throughout the lifespan (i.e. Freud and Erikson, etc.,). Describe the major tenets of each theory. Compare and contrast the two approaches to explaining development.

Q3.Select a psychological disorder you explored in class. Describe the symptoms, challenges, and possible treatment approaches to this disorder.

Q4. Select one theoretical model or process for explaining or measuring intelligence (i.e. Gardner’s Multiple Intelligences, standardized IQ tests, etc.). Critically explore the strengths and weaknesses to that approach to understanding intelligence.

Q5. Describe one topic that interested you in your experience of research and why?