Grandparental Investment – Evolutionary Psychology

Grandparental Investment – Evolutionary Psychology

Small Studies Small study will consist of: (1) an Introduction based on material from your textbook or from lectures and include at least two other citations. Introductions should be between 2 and 3 pages long (2) a Method section that includes a brief description of the procedures used (3) a Results section that includes a summary of the results, possibly with tables or figures (4) a brief (1 to 3 pages) Discussion section. Each write-up should be between 6 and 10 pages in length (typed, double spaced, 12-point font). ______________ Assignment #2: Grandparental investment: Date due: Friday, April 6, 2018 Interview at least four people whose maternal and paternal grandparents were all living while they were growing up. Ask each participant to estimate: 1. The distance the grandparents lived from the participant (in miles). 2. The amount of time per month each grandparent spent with the participant. Include phone conversations as well as face-to-face interactions. 3. The closeness the participant felt toward each grandparent. 4. The amount of resources (gifts, money, trips) each grandparent provided for the participant (in dollars per month) ***For question 3, ask participants to make ratings on a 6-point scale, from –3 to +3, with –3 reflecting not very close and +3 reflecting very close. Discuss your results in terms of what is hypothesized by evolutionary psychology.