As you have gathered in the previous weeks, social psychological insight is relevant to many fields. Some branches of social psychology are specifically focused on application to real world problems. In this discussion, you will consider these career-relevant pursuits.
Prior to beginning work on this discussion forum, review Career Resources (Links to an external site.) and the Stanford Social Psychological Answers to Real-World Questions (SPARQ) Solutions Catalog (Links to an external site.). Then, complete the following:
Select an applied branch of social psychology: psychology and the law, forensic psychology, military psychology, health psychology, environmental psychology, and so forth. In your initial post,
Discover relevant theoretical perspectives.
Discuss basic research applicable to solving real world problems in this domain.
Explain a minimum of three specific, relevant social psychological concepts.
Predict cultural considerations that may impact the application of this insight to diverse contexts.
Formulate original ideas for application of insight from social thinking, social influence, or social relations to a career proceeding from your selected branch of applied psychology.