Option 2 – Day of Compassion
Step 1: Participate in the Day of Compassion
On a day of your choosing in November, you will observe our Social Psychology “Day of Compassion.” Your
challenge will be to try your absolute best to live each minute of that day as compassionately as possible. In other
words, for a full 24-hour period you should do your best to reduce suffering of others, help those in need, be
considerate and respectful, and avoid causing harm to any living being.
When doing this assignment, leave no behavior unexamined — from watching TV to eating lunch to decisions
about giving time or money to others. Don’t limit yourself to simply holding the door open for a stranger or
petting a lonely dog; think about all the unnecessary suffering in the world, and strive for the greatest impact
and deepest level of compassion without being phony or insincere.
It is up to you to define what compassion is and to decide how best to realize it. If you are already quite
compassionate, try being compassionate toward groups you don’t often focus on. Even if your actions don’t differ
much from how you normally behave, carefully observe and analyze what transpires during the day.
To minimize any bias in social reactions, it is best if you do not tell others about the class assignment until after the
Day of Nonconformity is over. Also, under no circumstances should you behave in a way that harms yourself in
service of others. Show compassion to yourself as well.
Step 2: Write About Your Experience
By the end of the day on Monday 11/23, you will need to turn in a social psychological analysis of what the day
was like (limited to three typewritten double-spaced pages using 12-point font and 1″ margins). Here are some
sample questions you might address:
● How did you define compassion, and what did you focus your efforts on?
● If your behavior was different than normal, which person did you like more: the “Day of Compassion you”
or the “normal you”? If you preferred the “Day of Compassion you,” what are the psychological factors that
prevent this “you” from coming out?
● Discuss how gender norms possibly affected your experience. Did you find that you violated or
accentuated any gender norms while participating in the Day of Compassion?
● What are the psychological costs and benefits of living compassionately? In your view, do the benefits
outweigh the costs?
● How did others respond to your compassion? Do you think they noticed a difference in your behavior?
What attributions did people make for your behavior, and why?
● If you wanted to encourage others to behave as you did during the Day of Compassion, what psychological
techniques would you use?
● If you were to predict your behavior one month from now, do you think it will be changed in any way as a
result of participating in the Day of Compassion? If so, how? If not, why not?
In carrying out this assignment, try to go beyond superficial descriptive accounts and see if you can arrive at social
psychological insights about yourself or others.
Adapted from an assignment created by Scott Plous, Wesleyan University.For more information on A Day of Compassion read :https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?search=A+Day+of+Compassion&title=Special%3ASearch&go=Go&ns0=1
Why Choose Us
At Acme Writers, we always aim at 100% customer satisfaction. As such, we never compromise o the quality of our homework services. Our homework helpers ensure that they craft each paper carefully to match the requirements of the instruction form.
Professional Academic Writers
With Acme Writers, every student is guaranteed high-quality, professionally written papers. We ensure that we hire individuals with high academic qualifications who can maintain our quality policy. These writers undergo further training to sharpen their writing skills, making them more competent in writing academic papers.
Our company maintains a fair pricing system for all academic writing services to ensure affordability. Our pricing system generates quotations based on the properties of individual papers.
Acme Writers guarantees all students of swift delivery of papers. We understand that time is an essential factor in the academic world. Therefore, we ensure that we deliver the paper on or before the agreed date to give students ample time for reviewing.
Acme Writers maintains a zero-plagiarism policy in all papers. As such, Acme Writers professional academic writers ensure that they use the students’ instructions to deliver plagiarism-free papers. We are very keen on avoiding any chance of similarities with previous papers.
Customer Support 24/7
Our customer support works around the clock to provide students with assistance or guidance at any time of the day. Students can always communicate with us through our live chat system or our email and receive instant responses. Feel free to contact us via the Chat window or support email: support@Acme Writers.
Try it now!
How it works?
Follow these simple steps to get your paper done
Place your order
Fill in the order form and provide all details of your assignment.
Proceed with the payment
Choose the payment system that suits you most.
Receive the final file
Once your paper is ready, we will email it to you.
Our writers complete papers strictly according to your instructions and needs, no matter what university, college, or high school you study in.
Our Homework Writing Services
Acme Writers holds a reputation for being a platform that provides high-quality homework writing services. All you need to do is provide us with all the necessary requirements of the paper and wait for quality results.
At Acme Writers, we have highly qualified academic gurus who will offer great assistance towards completing your essays. Our homework writing service providers are well-versed with all the aspects of developing high-quality and relevant essays.
Admission and Business Papers
With Acme Writers, we will help you secure a position at your desired institution. Our essay writing services include the crafting of admissions papers. We will still help you climb your career ladder by helping you write the official papers that will help you secure a job. We will guide you on how to write an outstanding portfolio or resume.
Editing and Proofreading
Acme Writers has a professional editorial team that will help you organize your paper, paraphrase it, and eliminate any possible mistakes. Also, we will help you check on plagiarism to ensure that your final paper posses quality and originality.
Acme Writers harbors professional academic writers from diverse academic disciplines. As such, we can develop homework writing services in all academic areas. The simplicity or complexity of the paper does not affect the quality of homework writing services.