Social Psychology: Research Methods

Writing Assignment 3: Chapters 5-6

Write a one-and-a-half page essay for one of the following questions.

The format should be uploaded in a word or PDF document in 12-point Times New

Roman font and double-spaced. Make sure to have each question that you are answering

at the top of your paper.

1.

Summarize Rosenthal’s “intellectual bloomer” work with school children.

Explain how the findings relate to the halo effect and self-fulfilling

prophecies.

2.

Explain how uni-valenced decisions are related to heuristics, and discuss

the implications of this for attitude formation.