About this Assignment Communication, personal identification, and understanding social norms are essential to daily life. In this course, you learned about the development and perception of communication, types of constructive and destructive behaviors, and the impact of social media on creating movements

About this Assignment Communication, personal identification, and understanding social norms are essential to daily life. In this course, you learned about the development and perception of communication, types of constructive and destructive behaviors, and the impact of social media on creating movements. For this assignment, you are required to write a 2,000 to 2,500-word paper in which you apply at least 5 of the major psychological theories discussed in this course to construct an argument about the theories’ contributions to one of the following topics (with possible suggestions provided): Legal: Giving ex-felons and ex-prisoners the right to vote Immigration policies Career/Work: Sexual harassment in the workplace Benefits of on-site daycares for working families Public Health: Putting an end to tackle football Celebrities’ input on medical causes (i.e. the notion that vaccines can cause autism) Education: Impact of school choice programs Rising cost of higher education Family: Individualistic versus Collectivistic cultures on elderly care Impact of divorce on family members (parents, children, step-parents, step-children, etc.) Your paper should contain the following components: Introduction: Brief overview of the topic, theory, purpose and why you selected it for the paper. Summary of the content: Summary of the key points of topic – Paraphrase the information but use a short quote when appropriate. Connection to course material: Analysis of your topic utilizing at least 5 theories from the course. The theories you select can be of either historical or modern/contemporary relevance. In your paper, you ought to describe the nature of the theory, including central components, applications, current/modern explanations, and controversies surrounding the selected theories on your chosen topic. Evaluation and conclusion: Based on your research and analysis, what are the social impacts of the topic? What hierarchy exists for parties involved or associated with the topic? What are the short-term and long-term consequences if the topic does not change? Make three recommendations for improving the topic, with research and/or data driven support provided. Be sure to consider the impact of intercultural communication through social media channels as well as research methods currently being used to examine the issue. Formatting & Using Sources Please write your paper in the APA format. As part of your research, you may refer to the course material for supporting evidence, but you must also use at least 5 credible outside sources and cite them using APA format as well. Please include a mix of both primary and secondary sources, with at least one source from a scholarly peer-reviewed journal. If you use any Study.com lessons as sources, please also cite them in APA (including the lesson title and instructor’s name). Primary sources are first-hand accounts such as interviews, advertisements, speeches, company documents, statements, and press releases Drafted by the company in question. Secondary sources come from peer-reviewed scholarly journals, such as Trends in Cognitive Sciences and Memory and Cognition. You may use sources like JSTOR, Google Scholar, and PsycINFO to find articles from these journals. Secondary sources may also come from reputable websites with .gov, .edu, or .org in the domain. (Wikipedia is not a reputable source, though the sources listed in Wikipedia articles may be acceptable.)

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Approximately 250 words