EXAMINE HOW SOCIAL CONNECTIONS AND SUPPORT CAN PROMOTE PHYSICAL AND MENTAL HEALTH.
Write a 3–4-page assessment in which you use research articles to examine how social connections and support can promote physical and mental health.
Social psychology can help us understand our relationships with others.
By successfully completing this assessment, you will demonstrate your proficiency in the following course competencies and assessment criteria:
- Competency 2: Apply social psychological research and theory to examine social perception, social interaction, and social influence.
- Explain how research findings in the field of social psychology can help individuals understand relationships with others.
- Competency 4: Examine the research methods frequently used in the study of social psychology.
- Describe the data collection methods used in research studies in the field of social psychology.
- Describe the designs used in research studies in the field of social psychology.
- Explain arguments made by researchers in the field of social psychology.
- Explain research findings in the field of social psychology.
- Competency 7: Communicate in a manner that is scholarly, professional, and consistent with expectations for professionals in the field of psychology.
- Write coherently to support a central idea with correct grammar, usage, and mechanics as expected of a psychology professional.
Use APA format and style.