Introduction to Social and Developmental Psychology Coursework Assignment 3000 word and referenced After completing the module, you should be able to: • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of a range of developmental theories and topics. • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of group norms and social influence processes including cultural influences, group interactions, leadership and member roles. • Recognise different perspectives or theories of developmental and social psychology. • Integrate ideas and findings through appropriately linking theories and research evidence in developmental and social psychology. Question Case Study A family have gathered for a birthday meal to celebrate Emma’s 6th birthday. Emma’s parents, Jill and Steve and both sets of grandparents are enjoying their time together and discussing how Jill and Steve have grown as a couple, comparing their relationships and discussing love and intimacy as they move through early, middle and later adulthood. The conversation moves on as they sit down to enjoy their meal and Jill brings up a work issue related to conflict and arguments among two different groups of colleagues, the teaching staff and the administrators, asking her father-in-law, a psychologist, to help her understand what is going on. 1. Identify two theories relating to love and intimacy in early, middle and late adulthood, discuss critically and link the discussion to the case study. (Developmental psychology). 2. Identify two theories relating to inter-group behaviour and discuss critically in relation to conflict behaviours as outlined in the case study. (Social psychology). a) Introduction • Introduce the nature of love and intimacy in early, middle and older adults and inter-group conflicts and behaviour. Include a definition of each concept. • Provide an overview of what you intend to do in this essay and the structure. b) Main body of essay • Provide a discussion and evaluation of theories relating to love and intimacy in early, middle and older adults and include research material. Structure this section using paragraphs, each paragraph should address one main idea and at size 12 font, with single spacing formatting, should be no more than a third of a page long. • Include a second section discussing theories relating to inter-group behaviour and refer to the conflict behaviours outlined in the case study, evaluating theories from social psychology. • Address the essay question throughout. Additionally, make sure to link the arguments and debates you present, back to the key concepts and aims of your essay throughout. c) Conclusion • Pull the threads of your essay together with a firm conclusion. • Your conclusion should address intentions referred to in the introduction. Must be referenced and no copy work.