PSYC321 Psychology Common Sense & Social Culture

1. Define common sense. Ponder the common sense saying, “One cannot put a quart in a pint cup.” What does this saying mean? Do you agree with the statement? How does this statement represent common sense? Why do social psychologists use the scientific method as an alternative to using common sense?

2. Describe the different between social norms and culture – what are some current examples?

Remember to use theory and references, such as your course materials, to support your work.

*100 words minimum per question*