psych221paper1 and reviewfor test

psych221paper1 and reviewfor test - PSYCH 221, Feb. 6,...

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Use the information presented in the yes and/or the no sides of Issue # 6 on Positive Illusions in Taking Sides to answer two or more of the following items. I encourage you to also use a couple of other sources. Keep the paper length between 2-3 pages. 1. In what ways is it helpful to our physical and mental health as well as social interactions to be self-enhancing? In what ways is it more beneficial to hold accurate self views? How can holding positive self-illusions be harmful? 2. How could psychologists encourage us to be realistic or to be self- enhancing? 3. Do you have positive illusions or accurate views of yourself? How are your self views beneficial or not to your overall functioning and to your interactions with others? 4. How would you redesign the studies presented by Taylor and Brown, so that they better addresses the research methodology criticisms raised by Colvin, Block, and Funder? How would you change the operational definitions in the studies to address Colvin, Block, and Funder’s criticisms? 6. In what ways does the research reviewed by Taylor and Brown go against
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