(Answered) PSYC315N – Week 3 Discussion: A Picture of Perception

Required Resources
Read/review the following resources for this activity:

  • Textbook: Chapter 4, 6
  • Lesson
  • Images from lesson
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)

Initial Post Instructions
Let’s revisit the images we looked at in the lesson this week. Share with the class a summary of the notes and thoughts you had when deciding how to perceive the individuals depicted. What was your assessment of them? What factors related to social psychology and perceptions of others led you to think that? What other information might you have wanted to know to make a more accurate assessment?

Follow-Up Post Instructions
Respond to at least one peer. Further the dialogue by providing more information and clarification. Specifically, when responding to peers, consider an alternative way to perceive the person(s) in the picture. Share what factors might have led to misperceptions about that person?

Writing Requirements

  • Minimum of 2 posts (1 initial & 1 follow-up)
  • Minimum of 2 sources cited (assigned readings/online lessons and an outside scholarly source)

APA format for in-text citations and list of references


This activity will be graded using the Discussion Grading Rubric. Please review the following link:

Course Outcomes (CO): 3

Due Date for Initial Post: By 11:59 p.m. MT Recommended by Wednesday
Due Date for Follow-Up Posts: By 11:59 p.m. MT on Sunday

Posts must be on separate days.


Social perceptions are the cues or mannerisms that we take note of and lead us to form opinions about other individuals or the way we come to understand one another (Kassin, 2016).

During this assignment I made sure to look at one picture at a time, so that my thoughts wouldn’t be biased from one picture to another. I tried to pay attention to what the person was wearing, what his overall health looked like , background and surroundings. Also, I tried to perceive what he was feeling by looking at his expressions and body language. ……please click the icon below to purchase the answer at $5