This assignment asks you to identify some of these applications in order to better understand offenders and their behavior.
Complete the Social Psychology With Offenders Worksheet. (ATTACHED)
Respond to the following in 100 to 150 words EACH:
What is social psychology? How does this field differ from other social science fields? Why is understanding social psychology important in offender rehabilitation?
What is the “self?” How may the “self” develop and change over time? How can you apply this information to offenders seeking rehabilitation?
In 100 to 150 words each, define the following terms and describe how they may influence working with offenders. Provide an example for each. Heuristics:
Automatic and Controlled Processing:
Errors in Social Cognition: