PSY 860 Assignment Information gathering and processing
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Write a paper (1,750-2,000 words) that discusses factors that influence information gathering and processing. Address the following in the paper:
1- Briefly describe the fast brain/slow brain concept presented by Kahneman.
2- Briefly describe the positivity ratio concept presented by Fredrickson.
3- Briefly describe the readiness concept presented by Prochaska.
4- Analyze how each of these concepts influences the process of creating hypotheses, testing hypotheses, and drawing conclusions. Which of these researchers’ concepts is the preferred model? Why?
5- Using the model you identified above as the preferred model, draft a sample theoretical foundation/conceptual framework for a dissertation prospectus that is based in that model. You may use your own topic/prospectus if the model is applicable.