Visual perception and regulatory conflict: Motivation and physiology influence distance perception.
6 pages – plus cover and references pages
a cover page
a references page with five to eight references
no personal opinions – use a minimum of one citation per paragraph in your discussion.
The written portion of the project must include the following section headers (do not add extras)
Introduction (1 paragraph)
Discussion – based on referenced material (5 pages total)
o Background (1 page)
o Subtheme 1- (2 pages – create an appropriate header name)
o Subtheme 2- (2 pages – create an appropriate header name)
Relevant Chapters – chapters from your text that are relevant to your topic (1 paragraph)
Summary (1 paragraph)
Grading is based on the following:
A regulatory conflict often comes to play when a person experiences a strong motivation to act on goals but at the same time a conflicting inclination to withhold the action. This can be attributed to physical resources available or psychological potentials being low. This study illustrated that distance perception is biased in ways that theory suggests assist managing this conflict. An exercise was conducted whereby participants estimated the distance to a target location. The individual differences in psychological potential which was measured using waist-to-hip ratio combined with the individual motivational states to predict….