Psych of Personality Development/ Research Paper on a Film

Psych of Personality Development/ Research Paper on a Film

Unit 7 Assignment Watch one of the following 2 movies: Girl Interrupted (1999) One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest (1975) Answer the following questions academically, then choose one main character in the selected movie and give an example which illustrates all of the concepts in a total of 4 min. pages (6 with title and reference page) Must cite min. of 3 scholarly sources IN ADDITION to the digital textbook: Grading Criteria Points Identifies the movie chosen and the character being used. Clearly addresses Part 1 of the assignment answering each of the following questions fully: • Define cognition and provide a description of the cognitive processes. Explain the relationship between cognition and personality development. Explain how biological and environmental factors can shape our cognitive processes. MOVIE APPLICATION: Provides an example that illustrates how movie character’s cognitive processes shaped some aspect of personality. Above section is worth a total of 40 points. Clearly addresses Part 2 of the assignment answering each of the following fully: How do parents influence a child’s personality according to each theory: evolutionary, biological/genetic, and behavioral MOVIE APPLICATION: Provide an example for EACH theory that illustrates how each of these theories might explain the movie character’s personality development Above section is worth a total of 40 points Clearly addresses Part 3 of the assignment answering each of the following fully: • What is self-efficacy? How does self-efficacy relate to personality? What “nature” and “nurture” factors contribute to one’s self-efficacy? MOVIE APPLICATION: Provide specific examples illustrating the movie character’s • nature and self-efficacy • nurture and self-efficacy Above section is worth a total of 35 points. Writing STRUCTURE Paper includes a title page, introduction with thesis statement, conclusion, and in-text citations and reference page using APA style. Paper is appropriate in length (4 pages, not including the title page or reference page). It is in essay format and includes a minimum of three scholarly resources, including the textbook. Worth a total of 15 points. MECHANICS Paper uses Standard American English including correct grammar, spelling, and punctuation, and complete sentences and paragraphs. Paper is free of typographical errors. Paper includes a highly developed viewpoint and purpose. Paper demonstrates superior organization; communication is highly ordered, logical and unified. Worth total of 15 points. Total of 145 points can be earned for entire paper.