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.
Respond to the following prompts using a minimum of 300 words (total for all prompts, not 300 words for each prompt): In addition, you are expected to provide a supportive and/or reflective comment to the post of one classmate. Be sure to address your classmates by name when responding to their prompts.
In order to receive the maximum possible 15 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.
- Review the sections on Feminist Psychology and Multicultural Psychology. 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.
- Watch the Video on Drs. Kenneth and Mamie Clark. Why is it important to understand the impact their Doll Studies had on the historic Brown v. Board of Education civil rights case?
- Describe an area of contemporary psychology that you were not very familiar with before reading this chapter. Based upon your own experiences and observations, why do you think this is an important sub-field of psychology to study and work in?