1) With reference to research, discuss one area which has been researched by psychologists from a number of diverse perspectives. What different methods and approaches have been used to study the topic
Advice on answering the question
Make sure you focus on one particular area in psychology throughout the whole essay. Your seminar tutor will help you to select an area which has been studied by psychologists from diverse perspectives. Try and explain the different methods and approaches used - for example what measures have been developed, and why are different psychologists using different measures in their research? Are there any measures that seem particularly effective?
Please read the week 1 lecture notes and:
Gleitman, H., Gross, J., & Reisberg, D. (2010). Psychology (8th ed.). US: W.W. Norton and Co. Please see the prologue pp.1-19.
Holt, N., Bremner, A., Sutherland, E., Vliek, M., Passer, M., & Smith, R. (2012). Psychology. The science of mind and behavior. (2nd Ed.). USA: McGraw Hill. See Chapter 1. The science of psychology. pp 1-31)