PSYCHOLOGY DISCUSSION QUESTIONS

DISCUSSION #1.Freud was a very controversial figure who influenced the field of psychology in many significant ways. In a well-written post, describe at least two ways in which Freud contributed to the field in a positive way. Then provide at least one example of how the psychoanalytic approach can be used to understand the development of children.

Discussion #2.Original members of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, Alfred Adler and Carl Jung, both split from Freud and left the group. In a well-written post, describe the major components of Adler’s and Jung’s theories and how these theories differed from Freud’s theory. Briefly describe which of the three theories (Freud’s, Adler’s, or Jung’s) makes the most sense to you and why?

Discussion #3. (Statistics).Describe a study you would like to explore in your future or current career. To help design the study, answer the following questions:

1. What is the independent variable?

2. What is the dependent variable?

Also, list the following:

· Null hypothesis.

· Research or alternative hypothesis.

Answer the following questions:

1. Are your hypotheses directional or nondirectional?

2. What kind of sampling would you choose and why

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