Psy Discussion

How can you use psychology to adapt to a rapidly changing world? How can psychology be used to improve the world around you? There are many issues that affect individuals and societal groups every day. It is important to be mindful about how these issues can affect someone at a personal level when engaging in controversial dialogue about topics that are important to a healthy society. It is important to use psychological concepts to guide your responses to this discussion, such as emotional intelligence and empathy.

Why is this a hot button topic? Why does it matter to you?
How does this hot button topic affect individuals?
How does this hot button topic affect society?
How would you use some of the psychological concepts from this course to understand these issues?
How does this hot button topic apply to any of the following programmatic course themes:

Social justice
Emotional intelligence
Career connections