USING THIS POWERPOINT, PLEASE USE THE SLIDESHOW TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS: Downl

USING THIS POWERPOINT, PLEASE USE THE SLIDESHOW TO ANSWER THESE QUESTIONS:
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Define the field of social psychology and list several questions that social psychologists seek to answer
Explain each of the four core values that make social psychology a scientific field
Identify and describe each of the five ethical guidelines involved in conducting research within the field of social psychology.
Discuss each of the variables that help social psychologists understand the causes of social behavior and social thought
Are social behavior and social thought controlled mostly by nature (genes; biological processes) or nurture (environment; upbringing; learning)? Support your response and give examples for each
Distinguish between systematic observations, naturalistic observations, and surveys
Describe how and why the correlational method would be used by researchers. Distinguish between a positive, negative and zero correlation, and explain the purpose of the correlation coefficient
Describe how and why the formal experimental design would be used by researchers. Distinguish between independent and dependent variables, along with experimental and control groups. Explain how a confounding variable can affect the results obtained
Explain the role of a theory in social psychological research
If you made the decision to pursue a degree in social psychology, what specialty area would you be most likely to pursue and why? Support your response
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