General psychology writing homework help

General psychology writing homework help

Choose one famous psychologist from the following list:

  • Carl Rogers
  • Abraham Maslow
  • Sigmund Freud
  • B.F. Skinner
  • John B. Watson
  • Karen Horney
  • Carl Jung
  • Albert Bandura
  • Erik Erikson
  • Jean Piaget

Next, research the psychologist’s contributions to the field of psychology using the criteria below. Your goal is to create a one page outline of the profile of the psychologist. Use this outline template to help you organize your information.

Background information to include:

  • Life span
  • Place of birth
  • Cultural information (what was going on in society during your psychologist’s early life? Was this is a time of political upheaval? Were there any significant movements going on during this time?)
  • Information about upbringing (family life)
  • Education
  • What was this person like? Include any interesting characteristics, quirks, etc. about this person. Try to appeal to his/her personality.

Philosophy and Approach to Psychology:

  • What are his/her major theories?
  • What is this person’s most famous research?
  • Who were his/her contemporaries?
  • Stereotypes, myths and misunderstandings about the person
  • How did this psychologist’s contributions to the field of psychology benefit psychology?

Your outline profile should be 1 page in length and should include a minimum of three references.

Submit the assignment as a Microsoft Word document using the template provided to the Unit 1 Homework Dropbox.

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