What is the purpose of the research

Assignment Help Other Subject
Reference no: EM131234921

Instructions for Writing your Reaction Papers

Each paper you select to write about should be one of the journal papers that are being read for the course (see the General Course Outline below for a list of papers). It should be submitted at the beginning of class the day the reading is due. Once you have chosen and carefully read an article from one of the above journals, write a 2 page paper (double-spaced, with one-inch margins, 12 point font Times New Roman) answering the following questions about the described experiment(s). Papers should be two FULL pages in length (you may use a third page if necessary). The first page should be focused on summarizing the article, demonstrating full understanding of the content (see items 1-4 below). The second page should be focused on your critical assessment and reactions to the paper (see items 5-7 below; note you do not need to cover all three for this portion, but you need to go in significant depth to make your points). Credit will be awarded based on the content and writing of the papers, so be sure to answer the questions to the best of your ability. This means that you will be assessed not only on the content of your papers, but being able to effectively communicate your points. In other words, you will need to use proper grammar and sentence structure. Additionally, you are not allowed to use quotations in your paper. Again, you will need to write four reaction papers based on the journal articles (NOT the book readings, NOT the Nisbett chapter, and NOT the Busch, Milrod, & Sandberg (2009) reading).

What is the purpose of the research? According to the article, what background research had been conducted in this area and how does it relate to and inform the research question and hypothesis? What are the hypotheses?

What type of research method was used (e.g., description of subjects, what materials were used, and procedures). Please do this for two studies (you do not need to do it for every study if there are 3 or more, but try to pick studies you think were important for the overall journal article).

Identify the independent variable(s) & dependent variable(s)

What were the main results for each study? How do the results of the current studies support and extend the literature reviewed in the introduction? Please note in terms of formatting and organization, you should discuss the results for each study after you discuss the methods and variables for that study. For example, if you are writing about Studies 1 and 2, you should have your paragraphs organized such that you write about Study 1 method and variables, Study 1 results, Study 2 method and variables, Study 2 results.

How does the research relate to topics that (a) you've learned in your course OR (b) apply to your everyday life experiences (be specific)?
What critiques do you have about the article? Were there any problems with the design of the studies? Did the researchers address them? (Try to go beyond what the researchers say in the article!

Not surprisingly, researchers do not always point out all the flaws in their own research.) What do you think they could have done better? If you do not have any critiques, what did the researchers do particularly effectively in this article, and why do you think these are important?

7. What experimental question did this article raise for you? That is, if you were going to conduct an experiment on the topic of this article using it as background information, what question would you want to explore? Briefly describe how you would explore your question experimentally. Why would your experiment be important?

Article: Competence-Impeding Electronic Games and Players' Aggressive Feelings, Thoughts, and Behaviors by Andrew K. Przybylski University of Rochester and University of Oxford, Edward L. Deci University of Rochester C. Scott Rigby Immersyve, Celebration, Florida and Richard M. Ryan University of Rochester.

Reference no: EM131234921

What kind of communication you saw in the organization

Write a dense, concise (make every word count) one-two page memo to the head of the organization stating your recommendations for improving communication -write the memo to

How any two agent of socialization have influenced your life

Explain one instance where you experienced anticipatory socialization. Provide examples. When you were experiencing socialization, what status were you occupying and what

Interrogating prisoners captured during conflict

Soon after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the Bush administration developed a plan for holding and interrogating prisoners captured during the conflict.

Describe the characteristics of a homeostatic system

For this report, you will select a vaccine-preventable disease or biological agent and describe the characteristics of a homeostatic system in both health and in a diseased

Accepting marketing concept-techniques to evaluate

Are marketing manager using accepting marketing concept & techniques to evaluate & improve product performance? Does marketing adjust to the conditions in each country inwhich

Interpersonal relationships-pros and cons of cultures

Identify one of your important interpersonal relationships. consider how that relationship might be different if you and your partner adopted values and norms that were opposi

Describes what the entire paragraph is about

A topic-sentence outline is very similar to a traditional outline. The only difference is the inclusion of complete sentences rather than key terms. The topic sentences sh

Define criterion for evaluating alternatives to cross river

Slower person dictates crossing time. Canoe is the only mode of transportation and can't be shuttled empty. Define criterion for evaluating the alternatives.

Reviews

Write a Review

 
Free Assignment Quote

Assured A++ Grade

Get guaranteed satisfaction & time on delivery in every assignment order you paid with us! We ensure premium quality solution document along with free turntin report!

All rights reserved! Copyrights ©2019-2020 ExpertsMind IT Educational Pvt Ltd