This final essay/short answer exam consists of five questions. Your responses should be at least 1, but no more than 3, fully developed paragraphs long. Formal citation to sources is not required on this exam. It is highly recommended that you compose your responses offline and then copy and paste your answers into MyClassroom.
Discuss the ethical implications associated with psychological research that involves human subjects. What steps might researchers take to protect human subjects in research?
Question 2 (20 points)
Select two theoretical perspectives from which to explain psychosocial 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
Question 3 (20 points)
Select a psychological disorder you explored in class. Describe the symptoms, challenges, and possible treatment approaches to this disorder.
Question 4 (20 points)
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
Question 5 (20 points)
Describe concepts or topics that you found most interesting in your experience in this class and why.