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Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
Psychology (PSYC)
Research Lab in Applied Social Psychology
Applied Social Psychology Lab
Fall 2017
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PSYC 1001 and PSYC 2101; and PSYC 2011 or PSYC 2012 or PSYC 2013


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Computer lab maintenance and instructional materials.

A capstone course focused on the study of topics in applied social psychology, such as discrimination and health, in which students examine previous research, design and carry out research projects, and write psychological research reports. Includes a significant engagement in writing as a form of critical inquiry and scholarly expression to satisfy the WID requirement. Laboratory fee.
At the end of the course, students will be able to: • Describe concepts, research methods, findings, and issues in the study of discrimination and health; • Read and critically evaluate peer-reviewed research on discrimination and health; • Conduct research on discrimination and health by carrying out key steps in the research process such as identifying a research problem, formulating a conceptual model and hypotheses, developing a research design and methods, collecting and analyzing data, and writing a peer-reviewed journal-type article; • Understand some of the different research methods (e.g., experimental, quantitative, qualitative) that psychologists and other social scientists use to study discrimination and health; and • Use and master the conventions of scientific writing as outlined in the APA Style Manual. Readings

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