Module 2 Homework Assignment for PSY 140: Introduction to Psychology

 

PART I

 

 

 

Media Observation

 

 

 

Choose a TV program that a child may typically view.  Watch the program and record the number of violent or harmful acts.  Do the media give us a reasonable image of the level of violence in the world?  Who is most likely to be the victim of violence in the media?

 

 

 

Observe and record the commercials.  What are the underlying messages portrayed in the commercials?  Provide examples to support your assertions.  Do the media cause sexism or do the media just report the sexism in the real world.  Fully explain your response and provide examples to support your position.

 

 

 

Prepare your responses in a 2 to 3 page Word document in APA format.

 

 

 

PART II

 

 

 

Respond to the prompt below.  Follow APA guidelines and include a title page, citations, and references.  Please utilize LIRN to help you get started with your search.  You may visit the Academic Resource Center for a guide on how to utilize LIRN successfully.

 

 

 

Choose three concepts from Module 2 that you have found most interesting.  Your submission must be at least 2 pages in length.  Complete the following:

 

Describe each concept.

2. Explain the application each has to modern psychology or ‘real life.