Summarizing the current psychological research on the topic

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Task:

1. Access the University Library so that you can find research articles from peer-reviewed research journals in the psychology discipline.

2. Select three peer-reviewed research journal articles in the psychology discipline that address topics that you may want to investigate further in your Week Six individual paper (see Week Six for full assignment details).

Write one paragraph pertaining to each article's content you select. Each paragraph must adress two things in your write-up:

(A) What did you find most interesting about the article's content that you selected?

(B) Why is this article interesting to you?

Required: After each paragraph, provide the full reference for the article in proper APA style.

Topics permitted for this assignment:

Your 3 paragraphs that you submit for grading must be written about at least one of the topics below. These topics are also listed in the Week 6 individual assignment directions.

  • Resiliency in children
  • Gender differences in infancy and childhood
  • Effects of day care
  • Attachment styles
  • Causes and effects of child abuse and neglect
  • Effects of divorce on children
  • Prenatal influences
  • Prematurity, medical interventions, and long-term outcomes
  • Pros and cons of grade retention
  • Language development
  • Media influences on children
  • Influences on school readiness
  • Bullying causes, preventions, and interventions
  • Development of creativity
  • Sex differences in mental abilities
  • Effects of parental death on children
  • Emerging adulthood
  • Gender differences concerning aging
  • Midlife crisis
  • Adapting to life changes during adulthood
  • Developmental issues related to nontraditional families
  • Caring for aging parents
  • Victimization of the elderly
  • Death with dignity
  • Right to die

TASK

1. Choose one of the following topics and write a 1,000-1,500 word paper summarizing the current psychological research on the topic. (Many of these topics are broad and you may choose to focus your research on a more specific area of the topic, such as focusing on when children show resiliency when dealing with divorce.)

  • Resiliency in children
  • Gender differences in infancy and childhood
  • Effects of day care
  • Attachment styles
  • Causes and effects of child abuse and neglect
  • Effects of divorce on children
  • Prenatal influences
  • Prematurity, medical interventions, and long-term outcomes
  • Pros and cons of grade retention
  • Language development
  • Media influences on children
  • Influences on school readiness
  • Bullying causes, preventions, and interventions
  • Development of creativity
  • Sex differences in mental abilities
  • Effects of parental death on children
  • Emerging adulthood
  • Gender differences concerning aging
  • Midlife crisis
  • Adapting to life changes during adulthood
  • Developmental issues related to nontraditional families
  • Caring for aging parents
  • Victimization of the elderly
  • Death with dignity
  • Right to die

2. Access the University Library so that you can find 3 research articles from peer-reviewed psychology research journals published in 2000 or more recently. This means the body of your paper must also have in-text citations for these 3 articles.

Research articles must be from the year 2000 or newer.

Research articles must be from the psychology discipline.

Do not use psychiatry journals or journals from other disciplies (nursing, geology, etc.) Points will be deducted for this.

3. Format your paper according to APA standards.

  • Use Subheadings!
  • An introduction and conclusion paragraph are required.
  • Remember to include a properly formatted title and reference page.
  • An abstract is NOT required.

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