Smarter Decision Making through Psychology
August 4, 2020
Using your problem solving and self and social awareness skill and the information that you learned in Chapter 7 of the webtext about brain plasticity and mindset, answer the questions below.
For each question, you should write a paragraph-length response (5â€“7 sentences) to receive credit for this assignment. Use your Soomo webtext as a resource.When you paraphrase the ideas that you read in the webtext, be sure to provide an in-text citation using the Strayer Writing Standards.
Note: This assignment asks you to apply the information from your webtext to a scenario. It does not require research or use of additional sources. However, if you choose to use information from an outside source (including, but not limited to, information in Blackboard or videos) you must cite that source in the text and provide an SWS source list. You must also cite your webtext and enter it into your source list.
Question 1: Define mindset and describe how mindset relates to Reggieâ€™s reaction to the compliance test. Use your Soomo webtext as you define mindset and apply it to Reggieâ€™s reaction. Remember to provide an in-text citation for the ideas that you paraphrase.
Question 2: What is brain plasticity? How does brain plasticity relate to mindset Use your Soomo webtext as you define brain plasticity and discuss its relationship to mindset. Remember to provide an in-text citation for the ideas that you paraphrase.
Question 3: If Reggie were your coworker, what about his mindset would you want to keep in mind when offering advice and strategies to him? Why do you think this is important? Write a paragraph to identify what is important to remember about Reggie and why it is important.
Question 4:In Chapter 4, you learned about memory and how to effectively study. Using Chapter 4 in the webtext, write some talking points for Gloria to share with Reggie so he will be prepared for the compliance test. Use your Soomo webtext to describe two specific study strategies and why those would work for Reggie. Remember to include an in-text citation for the ideas that your paraphrase.