A Recent Field Observation Based On The Social Psychology Perspectives
Have you ever observed the interaction of two people and based on their body language you arrived at the conclusion that they may have been divorced for a year, remarried two years later, and on the verge of another divorce? Ok, that may be a little too detailed and you have keen observation skills, but what about observing one individual? These are some of the times that we bring out our Sociological Imagination which is the ability to see our personal lives in the context of the history, culture, and social structure of the larger society within which we live (Rohall, Milkie, & Lucas, 2014). In this assignment, I will provide observations from a recent field observation based on the Social Psychology perspectives.
FIELD OBSERVATION LOCATION / ENVIRONMENT
It was the 19th of October, 2016 and it was a slightly overcast day. By the way, did I mention that it was about 1200PM so it was lunch time. What better place to go for lunch and to observe than at the Fort Carson Post Exchange (PX) Food court (where just about everybody on post comes to grab a bite to eat as well as “socially interact” about the way society as well as status and roles have affected their day so far). You could smell Charley’s, and Burger king as you entered the food court with a hint of Anthony’s Pizza and Taco Johns on the side. In order to perform my field observation without looking extremely conspicuous, I decide to meet with Mrs. Benjamin for lunch (and I can also talk about how…