PSY403 Assignment 1 Solution and Discussion


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    SEMESTER FALL 2019 SOCIAL PSYCHOLOGY (PSY403) ASSIGNMENT No. 01
    Due Date: Nov 20, 2019
    Assignment Objectives:
    Upon the completion of this assignment, students will be able to:
     Understand the formation of the self-concept.
     Know the influence of social perception on the self-concept. Assignment:
    Marks: 20
    Firstly, you are required to select a young adolescent from your surroundings and take his/her consent being a part of this task. You must ask age, gender, education, occupation and his/her marital status. (1)
    After that, you are required to ask the following questions from the participant and prepare a report on the basis of answers of these questions.

    1. If you have to describe yourself in terms of self-identity; how would you describe yourself with reference to different roles assigned by the society? (3)

    2. How would you define yourself? (Here the participant is required to report his/her physical appearance, dressing preferences, food preferences, values, expectations regarding marriage, talents and skills). (3)

    3. What is your ideal self-concept related to your personal appearance, talents and skills? (3)

    4. What do you think, how others perceive you? (3)

    5. Narrate any experience of social judgment from yours life which made you feel strong
      and weak respectively. (3)

    6. Describe any strength which is the most admirable about you. (2)

    7. At the end, on the basis of answers of all above mentioned questions, you have to conclude how the interviewee’s self-concept developed and what role society played in it. (2)
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    SOLUTION:
    This is a template as there is no particular solution for this assignment.
    Demographics:
    Answer: Par I

    1. Name:
    2. Gender:
    3. Age:
    4. Education:
    5. Occupation:
    6. Marital Status:

    Answer: Par II

    1. As we know the fact that we all play different roles in our lives. For instance I’m playing the role of an instructor, daughter, sister, colleague and much more. But when I have to categorize myself according to my roles then I would like to prioritize me as a role of an instructor. The reason behind is my passionate working attitude.
    2. As far as my self-concept is concerned, I’m a very simple girl. I want to wear the simple and decent fabrics. Because this is my belief that simplicity is the best. I prefer to eat traditional foods. I’m a very hardworking and a dedicated girl. I always try at my best level to meet the targets. I’m also an adventurous girl and love to take risks in my life.
    3. As far as my ideal-self is concerned, I’d like to enhance my skills and knowledge. I’m fond of progress and want to become an associate professor within 5-years.
    4. As we know the fact; this world runs according to the principle of relevance.
      Different people meet me and have different views about myself. For some one, I’m a very happy, hardworking and passionate person. While for others ones, I’m a rude girl. So, this is the life!
    5. When I was in my Master’s program, I had taken the viva on clinical psychology. I have still remembered the encouraging words of my external who appreciate my hard work. So that event really boosted the feelings of empowerment.
    6. I’m a very flexible person. This is one of my strengths which I like the most. Whichever the situation becomes; I can adjust with it. At an initial level, I show some resistance but after that, I develop adjustment with the new situation.
    7. Finally, students are required to discuss how self-concept develops and role of society in developing and improving it. These are few general tips for improving self-concept.
    • Forgive yourself for past mistakes
    • Focus on your positive attributes
    • Exhibit a good attitude

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    SOLUTION:
    This is a template as there is no particular solution for this assignment.
    Demographics:
    Answer: Par I

    1. Name:
    2. Gender:
    3. Age:
    4. Education:
    5. Occupation:
    6. Marital Status:

    Answer: Par II

    1. As we know the fact that we all play different roles in our lives. For instance I’m playing the role of an instructor, daughter, sister, colleague and much more. But when I have to categorize myself according to my roles then I would like to prioritize me as a role of an instructor. The reason behind is my passionate working attitude.
    2. As far as my self-concept is concerned, I’m a very simple girl. I want to wear the simple and decent fabrics. Because this is my belief that simplicity is the best. I prefer to eat traditional foods. I’m a very hardworking and a dedicated girl. I always try at my best level to meet the targets. I’m also an adventurous girl and love to take risks in my life.
    3. As far as my ideal-self is concerned, I’d like to enhance my skills and knowledge. I’m fond of progress and want to become an associate professor within 5-years.
    4. As we know the fact; this world runs according to the principle of relevance.
      Different people meet me and have different views about myself. For some one, I’m a very happy, hardworking and passionate person. While for others ones, I’m a rude girl. So, this is the life!
    5. When I was in my Master’s program, I had taken the viva on clinical psychology. I have still remembered the encouraging words of my external who appreciate my hard work. So that event really boosted the feelings of empowerment.
    6. I’m a very flexible person. This is one of my strengths which I like the most. Whichever the situation becomes; I can adjust with it. At an initial level, I show some resistance but after that, I develop adjustment with the new situation.
    7. Finally, students are required to discuss how self-concept develops and role of society in developing and improving it. These are few general tips for improving self-concept.
    • Forgive yourself for past mistakes
    • Focus on your positive attributes
    • Exhibit a good attitude


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