Capella University Social Psychological Theory Power Point Presentation

Capella University Social Psychological Theory Power Point Presentation

Capella University Social Psychological Theory Power Point Presentation


This week, you will be creating a PowerPoint presentation in which you apply theories and concepts from social psychology related to prosocial behavior, rejection, and close relationships. You will also be required to apply behavioral ethics and critical thinking concepts.

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  1. Complete the Good, Bad, and Loving Case Studies media piece if you haven’t already or if you would like to make changes to the choices you made. Review the case study you want to focus on and the social psychology theory, behavioral ethics concept, and critical thinking concept you want to use in your presentation.
  2. If you didn’t finish your research last week, use the Capella library to find a scholarly journal article related to the social psychology theory you chose. You are required to use two articles in your slideshow. The second article should be one of the following:


Create a PowerPoint. Be sure to use the Notes area to provide further explanation of each of your slides. In your presentation, include the following:

  • Summarize the case study (1 slide).
  • Describe credible and scholarly sources, relevant to a particular theory (1–2 slides).
  • Apply a social psychological theory to a chosen case study (2–3 slides).
  • Explain how social psychological research studies relate to a particular social psychological theory (2–3 slides).
  • Apply an ethical reasoning concept to a chosen case study (2–3 slides).
  • Apply a critical thinking concept to a chosen case study (2–3 slides).
  • Conclusion (1 slide).
  • Demonstrate an academic writing style through well-organized prose that follows assignment guidelines.
  • Demonstrate compliance with APA style, citation, and referencing guidelines.


  • Written communication: Should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
  • APA formatting: References and citations are formatted according to current APA style guidelines.
  • Resources: Minimum of 2 scholarly or professional resources.
  • Length: Minimum of 11 slides plus a title slide and a reference slide.


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GOOD, BAD, AND LOVING CASE STUDIES Case Study 3 – Paul: Reflecting on Consent Paul continues individual therapy with his “depressed” client. As expected, his client appears to benefit from their therapeutic relationship and is always delighted to see Paul at their appointments. Their progress, however, is slow, as Paul had originally predicted. The client clings to Paul and therapy in a way that might be expected from someone whose diagnosis is Dependent Personality Disorder. Paul knows the longer the therapy proceeds, the greater the chance the insurance company will inquire about lack of progress in treating Major Depression. It’s not unusual for a psychologist to provide psychotherapy while referring the client to a physician for medication to help treat depression, and good results may be achieved relatively quickly. But sending his