January 13

Psych 30 Inquiry Project 2020

Explanation of assignment – pdf handout and instructional video as overview

Psych 30 Inquiry Project 2020 – inkodo outline  pdf

Possible Topics of Your Study Choice:

  1. Birth order and what it suggests about personality characteristics Macey
  2. Stockholm Syndrome development and studies on the Psychology of it Bre
  3. Gender identity and the potential (trend) of trying to raise a genderless child
  4. Parenting methods to use in trying to correct unwanted behaviours mostly established by nature, like anxiety issues
  5. Looking at the foster care system in Canada/Saskatchewan and the power-struggle between the province and Indigenous services
  6. A study of forced sterilizations in Canada’s history and in Sask in particular – lawsuits against Drs for this practice in Saskatoon even
  7. Studying the process of fertility treatment and its accessibility through Sask health coverage
  8. Studying the process, costs, and occurrences of young people freezing their eggs to secure future pregnancies or egg donations
  9. Marijuana use by teens has been linked as a potential trigger to significant mental health problems – what do recent studies conclude? (The Downside of High documentary – David Suzuki) Ayslee
  10. Studying adult attachment types and impacts on relationships
  11. Social pressures specific to young women, based on behaviours, appearance, and personality  (Miss Representation documentary)
  12. Looking at the impact of Social Media on young people – influences, dangerous trends etc (The Social Dilemna documentary) Lexi
  13. Influence of father figures – how having one in development years supports healthy relationships or the absence of one affects future relationships (What Dads are For documentary) Julia
  14. Psychological impacts after sexual violence or assaults as well as continued/expanded trauma after reporting it (Audry & Daisy documentary) Shannyn
  15. Study the evidence of brain genders – male and female brains. (Documentary linked with a familiar host to you!)
  16. Research the end-of-life experience in palliative care (people places in care and made comfortable until their inevitable death). Documentary link – End Game 
  17. Study the effects of a person going into sensory deprivation for three days – no access to devices, time tracking, etc, that Psychologists believe leads to brain damage as a result. Documentary linked – Isolation


Some Gathered Resources for Initial Source Studies (Step 1)

  • Miss Representation documentary – copy on YouTube (w Spanish subtitles)
  • The Downside of High – CCTV website
  • Audry & Daisy documentary – Netflix
  • What Dads are For documentary
    • Search Options in YouTube for Initial Sources
      • You can filter your search in YouTube to look for longer videos on your topic of interest, which may bring up TV Episodes, Podcast recordings of interviews with knowledgable speakers, or Documentaries)


Additional Research (Step 2):

  • You Can do a Google Search for Scholarly Journals on your topic; these usually show up at the top of a Google Search.
    Examples below for: Gender Conditioning in Children

    • Notice in the second image you can sort the articles by most recent or most relevant. You’ll also see highlighted in yellow some articles have been Cited more often by other publications. These are articles from Psychology or similarily-focused studied, so they’ll include many statistics, anecdotal examples, and supports for your Part 2 of your research. (You can click on these images to make them larger/more clear to read). 





















Step 3: Published Product Options (do this as your ELA B30 Multimedia Video Assignment?)

Posted January 13, 2021 by Waldner in category Psych 30

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