Social Psych

Assignment Instructions
This week, you will be writing a paper 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. Successful practitioners understand the dynamics of various relationships. Their understanding of that which affects a successful relationship enables them to support positive and loving relationships for their clients.
Complete the Riverbend City: 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 paper.

You are required to use two articles in your paper. The second article should be one of the following:

Reciprocity: Mahmoodi, A., Bahrami, B., & Mehring, C. (2018). Reciprocity of social influence. Nature Communications, 9(1), 1–9.
Unrequited Love: Bamford, R. (2015). Unrequited: Neurochemical enhancement of love. Cambridge Quarterly of Healthcare Ethics, 24(3), 355–360.
Social Exchange Theory: Fallis, E. E., Rehman, U. S., Woody, E. Z., & Purdon, C. (2016). The longitudinal association of relationship satisfaction and sexual satisfaction in long-term relationships. Journal of Family Psychology, 30(7), 822–831.

Review the Good, Bad, and Loving Assignment Template [DOCX] that you will use to write your paper.
You may use the following resource to supplement the information you find in your textbook and scholarly journal articles:

Social Exchange Theory: Sociology Students from Jammu and Kashmir. (2012, October 28). Social exchange theory–A complete note [Status update]. Facebook.

This week you will be writing a paper which includes the following:

Summarize the case study. 
Describe credible and scholarly sources, relevant to a particular theory.
Apply a social psychological theory to a chosen case study. 
Explain how social psychological research studies relate to a particular social psychological theory. 
Apply an ethical reasoning concept to a chosen case study.
Apply a critical thinking concept to a chosen case study.
Provide a conclusion.
Create a text in the third person, adhering to conventions of academic tone.
Demonstrate compliance with APA style, citation, and referencing guidelines.

Additional Requirements

Written communication: Should be free of errors that detract from the overall message.
APA formatting: References and citations are formatted according to current Evidence and APA guidelines.
Resources: Minimum of two scholarly or professional resources.
Length: 4–5 double-spaced pages, in addition to the title page and reference page. 
Font and font size: Times New Roman, 12 point