Come up with experiences of social identity theory. I am a black man who is a football player. Theory Paper. Application papers are designed to assess your understanding of a theory covered in class and your ability to apply the theory to your lived experiences. For this first paper, you will apply a theory you learned in class to your own experiences or observations. Ask yourself, how do you see theories operating in the real world? How can a specific theory help you make sense of an interaction, interpret the actions of others, and/or illuminate a social, interpersonal or organizational situation?
Instructions: Choose a theory and choose an observation or experience. Then apply the theory to the chosen experience by explaining how the theory can help us understand the experience.